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


There were never any hotter cheeks than young Ried's just at that moment.

It was hot when we drank up the river, but it was hotter that afternoon at Perryville.

The night, if anything, (at least our way,) Is hotter than the day!

See, I'd get hot and hotter, plase your honour, till I'd bounce!

But hotter revolutionists than Corry have turned Tories by forty.

The hotter the better,' said Hugh, 'I'm prepared for anything.'

It's hotter than this is by twenty degrees right this minute—but I wish I could see it.

Sea-fish are wholesomer than fresh-water fish: they are of a hotter nature, not so moist, and more approaching to flesh meat.

The dry is subdivided into hot, hotter, and hottest; but the wet stands alone.

When you speak of hotter and colder, can you conceive any limit in those qualities?