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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
He worketh under correction, and seeketh to rest: let his hands be idle, and he seeketh liberty.

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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