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


I think it more often lames than strengthens the memory and observation.

Enviable stoicism that mislays the keepsake of some poor widow, or lames the old curate's cob, the fond companion of many rambles.

Were it not for this wound, which lames me, I would spring upon you and crush the life from your miserable carcass.

But alcohol does both; it lames the power of a whole nation and leads to the degeneration of the race, as does opium in China.

"Thought expands but lames," said Goethe—unless it is constantly controlled by fact.

It warps my political sympathies; it distorts my judgment; it obscures my eloquence, and it lames my logic!