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


Folk of the land it had lapped in flame, with bale and brand.

Over these they lapped thinner ones, which gave us great pain.

So I lapped thee in blankets and brought thee, to-morrow is a se'nnight.

The stores of corn and fruit were lapped by millions of crimson tongues.

Just as they had lapped the last drop of blood, he cast out the skin.

And where it touched, unlike the wave, it did not retreat, but lapped on.

It ran full two columns and lapped over into a third column.

Oh, how greedily it was lapped up, and with what hungry eyes she looked for more!

The three sections of rod of which each ring was composed, were lapped 30 ins.

She should have been lapped in luxury, worn jewels equalling any Duchess's.