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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIFERS

I did not even know of the break he had inveigled the forty lifers into planning.

The forty lifers were caught in red-handed readiness for the break.

And now I must tell how entered the forty lifers upon my dungeon stillness.

One dungeon at a time, and dungeon by dungeon, they messed and pulped the lifers.

He was one of the forty lifers who were double-crossed by Cecil Winwood.

The first was limited to “lifers” and colonial convicts sentenced a second time.

In passing I shall merely state that no one of those forty lifers was ever the same again.

It was a great day, for the two lifers had become three, although they accepted me only on probation.

Perhaps the majority of lifers are those whose sentences have been commuted from the death penalty.