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


Fine soil should be worked around the roots and firmed with the feet.

But Motauri's mouth had set, his boyish brows had coiled and firmed, and his glance was bright.

This licence was written vpon a borde whited, and firmed by the iustice, whose charge it is to giue the licence.

As cultivation is continued the soil will become fined and firmed again by the time drier weather comes on.

This handful can be replaced in the bed, packed down, and the soil covered over and firmed again at this point.

He paused and firmed his mouth until the lips were lost among the puckers gathered round them, a curious glint in his eyes.

The curd is firmed more in the whey than for Limburger, and more acid is developed.

Huge pickles, still smacking of the brine that "firmed" them, are offered in lieu of fresher acids.

In making this cheese, the milk is coagulated with rennet, cut and firmed in the whey, allowed to settle and the whey 294drawn.

Daisy shut her eyes, then firmed her mouth and opened them again to look.