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


A rosebud that one could kiss until it became a full blown rose!

Just at present, a crisis, full blown as a chrysanthemum, has developed in the Imperial Diet.

The superficial structure of the whole, was much like that of a full blown rose.

At the time of life when maturity should give a full blown rose of a woman, she has dribbled out because she has been too ardent.

If the whale is disposed to turn flukes and go down, he must of course carry with him these full blown skins.

When full blown it is of a great size; some of them cannot be placed in a hat without crushing them.

There is no other change except the superior loveliness of the full blown over the budding rose.

This was a woman, distinct from the girl of yesterday, as the full blown from the half blown flower.

The flowers are a cream coloured blush, the petals round and full, forming a very large rose; when full blown, it is pendulous.

There are several folds or pleats in this cavity, made by tunicles, which are wrinkled like a full blown rose.