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


An unmixed race of a firstrate organisation are the aristocracy of Nature.

But could not a firstrate solicitor have been sent out from London?

For a moment he had had a glimpse of the firstrate, and it had shivered his pretty palaces.

Any one who is a firstrate rider and is quick with his hands can learn to play polo.

So Peter got a fiddler and some other unmentionable requisites for a jig, and we had a set-to in firstrate style.

There she will find an immense empire ready made, a firstrate army, and a large revenue.

He had a powerful horse and a firstrate fencer, and he was resolved himself not to flinch.

Called out to him half across the deck—in the middle of my story, too, and a firstrate one at that.

A peculiar and most animating spectacle used to be the arrival of a firstrate light coach in a country town!

After striking the prairie, we found a firstrate road, and the only difficulty we have had, has been in crossing the creeks.