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


There were two crises then, one on each floor of the big house.

These crises were sharp, but they left a sweet taste in the memory.

The crises of her life did not usually find her so unprepared.

This is one of the crises in which my theory of “inspiration first” may fail.

There are two crises in the history of grave and sensitive natures.

Yet I do not wish to furnish the impression that crises are negligible.

In the crises of a great war Cabals and Juntos go by the board.

Isn't it odd how unconvinced we often are by the crises in the lives of other people?

The discussion before the Senate committee was one of the crises in Eads's life.

So Samson advises, so we act; wisely, in this and in other crises of the business.