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

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He walked round them the first time, but there was no sign of the gnat.

The charming creatures will neither strain at a camel nor swallow a gnat.

The Gnat lay in the roadstead off Rathmullan, beyond reach that night.

I would shelter there till daylight summoned me to my post of duty on the Gnat.

But this would be straining at a gnat, and swallowing a camel.

To these must be added the Druid frigate, the sloop of war, and the Gnat.

The gnat is a case in point: the water-bug, common in our ponds and ditches, is another.

I believe that the man and the gnat are in the same predicament.

Let the gnat fly as hard as he may, he will never keep up with the wind.

The one that causes the most irritation is smaller than the average English gnat.

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