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


"No faith with duns" became, as he frankly declared, a maxim of his morality.

Duns and disagreeables will come of themselves, and it's no bad fun dodging them.

I'd like to know how much a drowning man cares for his duns?

The main thing was to avoid, put off, and distance his duns.

Here in this one farm we have the only three known methods of dealing with duns.

My pet Tulliola claims your present and duns me as your security.

Duns, in the meantime, left me little leisure for contemplation.

Still, my duns, though I paid them by driblets, were the plague of my life.

This is incorrect; Duns was never doctor of Oxford; see notice of him.

I have left my duns behind me; you are driving your duns before you.