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


The girls were soothing me and fussing over me when Aunt Frank opened the door.

When I was fussing over it, it seemed just as if it was my little Amelia's foot!

The old lady was propped up with pillows, and Natalina was fussing about her.

I have taken a world of pleasure in writing it & doctoring it & fussing at it.

“Oh––fussing with the stock,” said Belle 269 vaguely, her eyes clouding a little.

Look at Elinor—would we love her if she'd been fussing about the hard times we had?

She's the only person in the world that I'd have fussing over me.

But the idea of having a stranger about me, fussing and inquiring, is horrible.

She was fussing with the starter by this time, but she smiled up at him and shook her head.

The bear was fussing around a carcass of a deer, preparatory to burying it.