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


His face was a strong jutting of highlights from sliding shadow.

Allie Mulberry the half-wit was one of the highlights of life in the town.

In memory, there now remain only the highlights of new discoveries, the colorful moments of unalloyed realization of success.

He stared into the thick darkness and saw an oval face, crowned by waving brown hair, that glinted gold in the highlights.

In this Chamber, along with some of you, I have experienced many, many of the highlights of my life.

Her hair, with its natural curl, needed only a quick brushing to bring out the highlights.

Highlights were made and modeled with brush and white pigment; the result had something of a bas-relief character.

The result gives insight into a "style of life" rather than a chronology of highlights.

When viewed at some angles the glint of highlights due to specular reflection renders the work very conspicuous.

From above one sees the deep shadows interspersed among the highlights.