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

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First, how about the expansibility needed to supply adequate funds for crop-moving?
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What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
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Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION