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


Never before had he felt his skill so flouted, his ability made so light of.

He might be laughed at, but he could not be flouted, she thought.

Are we boys at school, to be scolded and flouted and put right by you?

“She has flouted me, and the whole of Grande Mignon will know it,” he said to himself.

If he had flouted the Holy See, he had also offended the temporal head of Christendom.

His partisans would be furious with me, they would say I flouted his memory.

But it was provoking to be flouted, so politely too, by that whelp of the Golden Dog!

Elinora pouted and flouted, and hopped back into her chamber.

She flouted him for his youth, his bluntness, his guileless transparency.

"She'll bitterly rue the day when she flouted Mr Davidson," she said.