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


Levering himself rapidly up, he got a leg through and then his body.

Other eyes turned that way as the servant announced 'Miss Levering.'

But you really mean it—that nobody has introduced you to Miss Levering yet?

Miss Levering turned and pantomimed to Ernestine, 'You see it's no use!'

Yours,' he said, mechanically, and held out the handkerchief to Miss Levering.

He's safe to sit there and talk to Miss Levering till the dressing-bell rings.'

But if Miss Levering's idea had been to change the conversation, she was disappointed.

Slightly self-conscious, he replied, 'About Miss Levering being too—a——'

As Miss Levering made no rejoinder, 'What greater victory do women want?'

At the close Miss Levering stood up and gave the other her hand.