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


I have ebbed and flowed, sometimes with a little money, sometimes without.

Last night's tide had flowed and ebbed, and the dwellings of men were not submerged.

His anger had ebbed, his fury had dashed itself against a rock.

The anger had ebbed from Dan's brain, although his attitude had not relaxed.

It had ebbed from him with his blood, or waned with his fever.

The light had ebbed for ever from the world—let everything go.

And when you reach the shore you will see how much the sea has ebbed by your draughts.

In the arterial system it also ebbed and flowed, and might be seen and felt to pulsate there.

The tide had ebbed, and he did not even think of her as other than Miss Lisle.

Life and strength, hope and love, seemed to have ebbed from her at once.