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


The long tranquil days were crowned by nights of peace yet more desired.

He despised her beforehand for this; but she became the more desired by him thereby.

At this particular time, no man's presence was more desired in that county than Griffith Gaunt's.

Consequently in the haste to get profits the immigrant is more desired than machinery.

Few gratifications are more desired by mortals than an invitation to this dinner.

But you sparing men have forgot, that variety is sweeter and more desired by the appetite, unless too sweet.

He walked around her and looked her over from every angle—occasionally stepping up to trim some point to a more desired shape.

He no more desired to wrong her or cause her one hour of sorrow than did Adam, but the impulse of his nature brooked no restraint.

Also his father liked to have him himself when he could; so that he was more desired than enjoyed among the cabmen.

It is generally easier to be decent than to be courageous, and peace at any price may be more desired than nasty word battles.