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

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Let me, for these reasons, be still more particular in some of my exceptions to him.

If, as always, there are exceptions to this rule, they are necessarily evanescent.

I am one of those who are made for exceptions, not for laws.

But it remains true that these were exceptions to the general rule.

With one or two exceptions, none were strongly suggestive of wealth.

It is a poor rule, they may say, that has no exceptions in phenomenal manifestation.

With two exceptions, these cats have never had more than two kittens at a litter.

In the natural course of things there were exceptions to this.

Meagher, Nugent, Corcoran and thousands like you, are exceptions.

It is only a few of the most violent who are exceptions to this rule.