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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAYING HANDS

Felicite had long since thought of laying hands on her son's letters.

Would he ever succeed in laying hands on that inaccessible person?

He has a liking for you, but you spoil it by laying hands on his own.

"He's got to learn to dance," she explained, laying hands upon the guest.

It is their right, as by laying hands on it it would become your right.

I had in this an additional motive for laying hands on you when I had detected who you were.

They wanted to change them, but when it came to laying hands on them—No!

Laying hands on her he showed no disposition to accept her excuses.

Why, what a plague did they want by laying hands on our anointed pate?

There were people who nursed the ambition of laying hands on the secret key.