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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
At two o'clock, the general of the Carnival opens the public ball with the Mugnaia.
Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.

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

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