Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


They say that he hath the strength of six; and, certes, he hath the crimes of six upon his soul.

These chaps seemed to value a man by the enormity and number of his crimes.

Was that one of the crimes denounced to the Congregation of the Index?

What crimes had the honest ghost committed in his days of nature?

I suppose it isn't half so much a crime--as it is a--penalty--for the crimes that bring it on.

That was evidently the crime of crimes, the one offence there was no condoning nor overlooking.

You have caused misery to our mother and her children by your crimes.

When it is complicated by fraud or other crimes, it is the latter only which are concerned.

Torquemada could not have done better; but Khalid, it is hoped, will yet atone for his crimes.

The inquisition at once seized their persons, and proceeded to try them for their crimes.