Thesaurus / detached


It’s a detached, spiky little adolescent love story about two 15-year-olds, Sarah and David.

During this timeframe, multiple offers were prevalent for homes of many shapes and sizes—from the attached townhouse downtown to the detached single-family home in the suburbs.

Just as most amputees report what’s known as “phantom limb,” the feeling that their detached appendage is still there, surviving spouses frequently report seeing or sensing their departed partner.

Why do we see ghosts?Jake BittleOctober 6, 2020Popular Science

You live in a semi-detached colonial with a gabled porch in a neighborhood of lawyers and professors.

The first murderKatie McLeanAugust 19, 2020MIT Technology Review

Nonetheless, Vulture’s deep dive into Quibi is worth reading to get a sense of just how detached Katzenberg and Quibi CEO Meg Whitman seem to be from their target audience.

On the capitulation of Burgoyne, near five thousand men had been detached by Gates to his aid.

Warsaw capitulated two days afterward; the detached parties of the patriots melted away, and Poland was no more.

And holding her flowers with her left arm, she detached her right hand, and scribbled the name on the edge of the Raleigh paper.

Horace ChaseConstance Fenimore Woolson

He then took out the detached mould, flung it away, and used the point of the “crowing stick” as before.

The Bush BoysCaptain Mayne Reid

Meanwhile 400 Illyrians had been detached to take the enemy in flank.


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


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