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


His fist shot out, caught the leering guard flush on his chin.

He turned his back after leering terribly as he looked at Gervaise.

He spun round in his amazement and met the leering face of Ayoub.

I have stirred up ghosts of the past—leering ghosts, and I hate them.

But now the brute came back, cautiously, crouching and leering.

Look how he keeps on licking his lips and leering at us now and then.

Here Fannia, leering on her own good man, And there, a naked Leda with a swan.

"I've seen the like before," she said, leering up into Lovaway's face.

His ears were scarlet as he dashed at the leering photograph and tore it down.

He seized it, swung it, and slashed its contents at the leering face in the window.