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

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"I was not observing the landscape," the other explains, carefully.

The following letter, received by the French cable, explains itself.

This explains the marriage of Abraham with Sara, his half-sister by the same father.

I've a letter here from the Chief; I believe it explains why we're here.

This explains why they may be associated in the delirium of unbridled passions.

This last definition, I apprehend, explains the Constitution you mean.

This explains his motive for the arrangement he made in the letters-patent.

That explains why they cover their window up when they have a rabbit to eat.

That explains the cheque, but it doesn't explain why he hasn't written.

It explains the reception which the Pilgrims first encountered.