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


She turned over slowly, fired twice, idled, then fired again.

On the contrary, he always corrected him when he prevaricated, and scolded him when he idled.

For a while he idled, and then he had an attack of delirium tremens.

Now, however, he idled, thinking how sloppy the streets would be.

I thought, before, that you had only idled and trifled away your time; but now I know.

All the evening, indeed, he idled, chatting with men and women he knew.

He grubbed in the mud for his food and idled when he was not eating.

When the time came to go he waited and idled in the streets.

If I idled for a day, no one except my fellow-students (who evidently had no awe for me) remarked it.

The young fellows who had idled with him became his zealots.