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


Slowly he inched his way around the hull to get a glimpse of the black ship.

He inched away from her, so as not to be utterly overcome by her nearness.

Flexing his hands until he worked some feeling into them, he inched the ship lower.

He felt a twinge of fear, and inched away from the Franciscan.

He inched away from the edge, then got up and brushed himself off.

Mr. Hickok inched towards a faro game which was hungering for victims.

Rick inched to his side, and saw that Montoya was doing the same.

He drew his flashlight, then inched forward across the rubble of the rim.

The lantern was hung from a branch while Hanson inched out on the limb.

Roger slipped past Tom and inched his way toward the last cleat.