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


Half the escort went on ahead; the other half formed the rear guard.

She only half formed this last question, and made no effort to answer it.

One half the escort went in front, the other half formed the rear guard.

But in awful earnestness, she turned toward the future; struggling blindly, groping in half formed plans for a way.

It is a foolish poor-spirited weakness,—as though my heart had been only half formed in the making.

He had studied for the ministry with a strong desire, and a half formed purpose to become a missionary in foreign lands.

It appeared to me that I had but to wish, and gratification followed before the wish was half formed.

A half formed hope was in her mind, a hope that she might catch up with the other girl.

But an intent she had half formed in the very core of her heart must be hidden from him.

Yes, but I think Olive would rather hear yours; and mine is, as yet, but half formed.