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


Granton tried a couple of swift balls and faulted them both.

The boy vanished mysteriously, the woman ran upstairs, and the man turned half angrily, as one faulted.

The trail was faulted in several places, but we picked it up each time without much difficulty.

It is not much of a lie—an' I had meddled with the Greek at all, I had not faulted simply thrice, but forty times.

Harriet began speeding up, but took two long chances and faulted two points to her opponents.

Faulted , interrupted continuity of rock strata by displacement along a plane of fracture, generally caused by an earthquake.

While the region now known as "Glacier National Park" was being uplifted and faulted, the streams were continually at work.

The country has been faulted along north-and-south lines or planes.