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


From that day he was known by no other name than the Driller—der Triller.

He had had the reputation in his youth of a good dancer and driller.

The driller who had spoken wiped his sweaty face with his hands, his eyes blinking with the dust.

The spark smudged cedar-bark, which was put in place to catch it, and then the driller blew it into a flame.

It was not all fun for the drilled, for the driller seemed determined to get the last drop of sweat out of them.

One driller lost his tools altogether in a well, and finished it with new ones.

When he spoke sharply to one or two of the men, the driller who worked with Weston snorted expressively.

With the aid of the spring of the pole the strokes are produced by a slight effort on the part of the driller.

Kunz was consigned to the block, while the Driller, and deliverer, was offered any reward he chose to name.

The driller places his bit in the drill, turns on the steam, and the drill starts.