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


The rapid was partly frozen, but the ice was fissured and piled up at the tail of it.

It was then rendered evident that there was fissured fracture into the joint.

Bark grayish-brown, fissured and scaly; spines curved, 3-5 cm.

The rock was sandstone, fissured from south-west to north-east.

Upon its crumbling ramparts parsley has found root, and encircling its fissured base is a broad moat of gravy.

The whole stratum is too shelly and fissured to be of value for economical purposes.

The river -- now Cooper's Creek -- broke up into countless channels running through barren, fissured plains.

Fissured fractures, when the fissure extends through the skull, usually result from injuries by shell.

Fissured fracture of the inner table may also occur from the action of a ball without external evidence of the fracture.

The coast was a kaleidoscope of sable rocks, blue cascades, and fissured ice-falls.