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


All the grown-up elephants do that, and even those that are half grown.

There were dozens of them, and the half grown trees were their chosen perches.

"And there were whines too, from the half grown cubs," ventured Frank.

They should be plucked while still young and tender, or when about half grown.

Wire or cord need not be stretched on them until the stalks are half grown.

The birds were half grown, and he rode in among them before seeing them.

When half grown, break off the plants, to increase the quantity of leaves.

They doubtless were fed to her family of nine half grown young minks.

I have never thinned, but think it necessary, just before the apples are half grown.

I thin apples when necessary; this should be done when they are about half grown.