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


The man got off, as a matter of habit, to know what was laming his Horse.

This differs from the case of laming the horse with a nail in two respects.

I've got such a character that I'm perfectly capable of laming you for life!

Laming's Christian zeal did not induce him to forget the duties of hospitality.

Bowling, a good excercise for women: castinge of the barre and camping, I accompt rather a laming of legges, then an exercise.

In North America the same story of the trapping and laming of the sun is told, and attributed to a hero named Tcha-ka-betch.

This is a form of laming or crippling of certain muscles in childhood known as infantile paralysis.

Those Lancashire operatives, laming and killing each other at football, turning a game into a battle.

It is no use going on till your feet get really hard, for you would only be laming yourself again.

There is no real sport in shooting at and laming an inoffensive creature, one that cannot be made use of for food.