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


Devil Anse lived to see peace between his family and the McCoys.

Rosanna had betrayed her own family, so the McCoys felt, for the love of Jonse.

The Hatfields exulted, jeered and sneered; the McCoys returned home grumbling and threatening.

Both the Hatfields and McCoys and their adherents imbibed freely and during the day grew boisterous and belligerent.

The Hatfields, of course, accused the McCoys of being at the bottom of this affair, which the latter stoutly denied.

As a lad Johnse had carried arms with his notorious father and brothers against the McCoys.

The gruesome sight of the blood-stained garment slashed by the McCoys completely unnerved me.