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


The intervening time had been one of what I may call spiritual ups and downs.

We are like to give you some work to do ere you see the downs of Hampshire once more.

It was in vain to ask why ups, why downs; there they was, you know.

The Celts were a pastoral people; and their flocks grazed on the downs and hillsides.

"I always retained my suit through all my ups and downs," he said with a smile.

She opened the gate on to the downs so that her brother might lead the pony through.

They were climbing on to the Downs and could hear the deep hum of the people on the course.

Glory did not recover her composure after this incident until they came near the Downs.

"We've had enough ups and downs, I am sure," said Elinor vaguely.

"Oh, we all have our ups and downs," replied the dummy-chucker.