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


What is the nature of the fossils in the earliest layers of stratified rock?

From this it was only a step to the earth's strata, fossils, crystals—a fresh lecture.

On one of the floors below the fossils, they have a reconstructed dodo.

Notwithstanding its great thickness, this formation is very barren in fossils.

Tertullian asserted that fossils resulted from the flood of Noah.

He carried heavy loads, too, when he went searching for minerals and fossils.

No fossils have been found in these strata and their age is uncertain.

In other pits in the neighbourhood several other fossils have been found.

Many of these strata are full of such exuviae—the so-called "fossils."

Who'd have thought a child like that could root up two fossils like us?