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


“Alack for the unhappy lads; and alack for those who egged them on,” said the priest.

They were Christians who stoned him, champions of religion, and they were egged on by the clergy.

They had made him believe that I egged the bey on to forbid him the country.

It was all his doing, she said; he had egged Arthur on; she supposed Arthur had bets.

Mrs. Shimerda egged them on, chuckling while she gobbled her food.

That old aunt has egged her on, and she's doing this for her mother's sake.

"I egged him on," said the veteran organ-builder, and we all know with what results.

But at the next appeal Joe Cross was egged on to make some answer.

Carlton never did anything in his life; I egged him on to this.

Many of the men were beaten and egged, and the manes and tails of their horses were shaved.