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

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I thought of the hardcore cyclists who drill holes in their toothbrushes to lighten their load and reminded myself — for the umpteenth time — that every ounce counts.
I’ll continue to carry this invisible weight in hopes that we can lighten the load for my kids and our collective future.
Carbon tips lighten the swing weight without sacrificing front-end integrity for hard chargers who like to drive the ski.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Everyone was looking for an opportunity to celebrate and lighten the load.
Gloria and Mike try to lighten the mood with an anniversary lunch they have prepared for the couple.
Thou art the help of Christians; lighten our tribulations, and help us with motherly intercession at the throne of thy divine Son.
Obviously, the very least they could do, was to try by all means in their power, to lighten the burden they had laid upon her.
Pretty soon it darkened up, and begun to thunder and lighten; so the birds was right about it.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Elvedon was rather like that, though the present tenants have managed to lighten it a good deal.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
If the rollways could be definitely cleared once, the work would lighten all along the line.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE

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