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


A word about Autun itself, a town that improves marvellously on acquaintance.

Motherhood, that improves and perfects most women, has personally wrecked her.

Nor does he distinguish between the suffering which improves and the suffering which only punishes and deters.

Then every Athenian improves and elevates them; all with the exception of myself; and I alone am their corrupter?

"Really, it improves him very much," said Hester to herself.

It improves the pronunciation and trains or keeps the ear in practice.

As a rule, he neither alters nor improves, any more than the birds do.

This kind of memory, he adds, now improves or increases with him from year to year.

The only polish that improves carving is that which comes of use.

Ashuretililani, king of Assyria, improves Nabu's temple at Calah, 229.