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


The handicapping has none of the careful science of Newmarket.

Handicapping is only a way to get people to read what I really want to tell them.

No one knew much about The Captain, and when it came to handicapping him there was a difficulty.

The horses are driven in two-wheeled "sulkies" of little weight, and the handicapping is exclusively by time-classes.

A wet field aided the home team by handicapping Cumners speedy backfield.

To the stag strong jungle and heavy brushwood were ever abhorrent, handicapping his light build and branching antlers.

Neither was hurt, but both were wet through, handicapping them for work on so cold a night.

This sort of handicapping would, I am sure, tend to equalize the number of entries for each class.

They will be handicapped heavily enough as they go on in life, without our handicapping them in their first race.

It has a shrewd trick of grafting sorrows on our joys, and of handicapping success with discomfiting conditions.