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

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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
He watched the man put some bread and milk in a tin pan, and set it down on the floor of the basket.
He devoured it whole with a kind of visual gulp—a flash; the entire meaning first, then lines, then separate words.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

WORD OF THE DAY

boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION