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


There are not many 30-horsepower engines which can be so handled.

There are at least a dozen such motors or engines now in use.

The little vagabonds were quarrelling over the dbris of these engines of warfare.

Only by the aid of the woodmen can the watermen build their engines of victory.

They reversed their engines and steamed off into the open sea with all possible speed.

So far as I am concerned, time seemed to stop when the engines broke down.

She rushed at top speed, vibrating under the stress of her engines.

Soon there were rivals in the field with new types of engines.

And its engines were built in America, while those of the Clermont had been imported from England.

Many of these engines are adapted to the use of straw as fuel.