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


At the eviction a man had funked, frightened out of his seven senses.

Some of my green men had funked just at the crucial moment, and I had all but shot one.

"No, I had a chance and I—funked it," said Harry, slow in speech and slow in smile.

You oughtn't to have funked telling your mother what you meant to do.

But Sturton knew, the delicate Bagshaw also, that Rawlings had funked.

Discipline, and the knowledge that if I funked, my name would stick in the mud for ever.

Old Erradeen had not a bad spirit of his own, and he funked it.

After this rebuff the Jews funked; their hearts "melted and became as water."

Now it was Albert's turn to go in and dig, but he funked it.

I simply had to hunt and shoot the beast, or let the people think I funked it.