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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FEATURING

Please don't object to my featuring the Pendleton family so prominently.

He was such a figure as the comic papers of the day were featuring as the exquisite young man of the period.

His newest one, though—the one he is featuring this year—is, in the opinion of competent judges, the gem of the Hance collection.

"Uncle Tom's Cabin" was a literary indictment of the South by featuring its supposed brutalities.

In addition to featuring the news story both papers handled the subject at length in their editorial columns.

All true artists object to the featuring of incompetency fostered by notoriety.

It was an account of the previous night's meeting, featuring a florid write-up of Pelham's emotional outburst.

These usually carry a small line of premiums, featuring a piece of kitchenware, or other inexpensive item, with bulk coffee.

He lay awake, featuring Fleur—as they called it—recalling her words, especially that "Au revoir!"

Contemporary literature is featuring realistic descriptions.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "make, form, fashion," from Anglo-French feture, from Old French faiture "deed, action; fashion, shape, form; countenance," from Latin factura "a formation, a working," from past participle stem of facere "make, do, perform" (see factitious). Sense of "facial characteristic" is mid-14c.; that of "any distinctive part" first recorded 1690s. Entertainment sense is from 1801; in journalism by 1855. Meaning "a feature film" is from 1913.

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