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

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It is an unlikely hypothesis, but I cannot suggest a likelier.

You saw at a glance which was the likelier man of the two, when they stood opposed.

I thought it unlikely, and yet likelier than that it should have come from an individual.

I never see a likelier lot of rats than what that first haul was.

It's time somebody younger an' likelier to live longer should know.

Try both: of the two, she was likelier to be going to Southampton.

Joy of all eyes and pride of life Perhaps she is not; the likelier wife!

The idea made him laugh, and he answered: 'Anything is likelier than that!'

Were it not likelier that in that case he would have turned into a worm?

That they were Seriform is the likelier doctrine of the two.