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


The motives of the lawgivers were canvassed without reserve.

The greatest of lawgivers, Moses, made no compromise with vice.

On the other hand, I have not felt the same with "our senators, rulers, and lawgivers."

The tradition of the Egyptians counts him among the lawgivers of the land.

He had been a spirit of justice to their lawgivers and magistrates.

Then consider our account with the scientists, priests, and lawgivers of Babylon and Egypt.

Likewise Confucius and the Hebrew lawgivers teach mercy and kindness and devotion to the welfare of the community.

The hall contains a fresco representing the Lawgivers of the World, by Watts.

Atheists are not our preachers; madmen are not our lawgivers.

But the lawgivers have done this for us, that we may try him before a Dublin jury, and there are hopes.