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


The curtaining growth was so bent down with a weight of snow that even Nel-te must have stooped to pass under it.

She donned it in one of the fitting-rooms, made by the simple expedient of curtaining off a corner of the large reception room.

He got off his horse and cut away with some difficulty enough of the curtaining foliage to allow an easy passage through.

Under it the curtaining writhed—out from it spurted thin cascades of cubes.

Regarding their future, his political anxieties were a mountainous defile, curtaining the outlook.

Fortunately dusk was at hand, though the curtaining darkness would not fall for some time.

Away around through the curtaining forest I sped, as if on wings, none knowing what was become of me, none suspecting my design.

Laughter and something like a "hurrah" answered her from behind the folds of the curtaining tablecloths.

His voice hardened into steel, his velvet eyes flashed through their curtaining lashes.

Whose velvet eyes she dared not seek behind their curtaining lashes.