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


The plant grows a number of years before it decides to flower.

There is one question that cuts the knot—that decides where you stand—and where I stand.

The storm increases—Bismarck decides to defy the Chamber and rule alone!

It shall be so no longer; this last insult to us decides me!

Gower then decides to withdraw, and make, as he says, "beau retraite."

She has not danced for a year and a half, and decides to practice a little.

Congress now decides what may be said and what may not be said.

Then he decides that he'll divide with ministers, because they'll use it best.

He 'phones for his tourin' car and decides to motor down into Jersey.

"It must be an innocent hand that decides the fate of these two towns," continued Diurbanu.