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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Perhaps the words let loose the emotion, though of different kinds, pent up behind their silence.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It was when one of the table-legs overturned the swill-pail that the long pent-up storm burst in a torrent of invective.
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Instead, therefore, of receiving her former lover with dangerous pent-up fires, Lilian now feels pity for him.
At last his pent-up affections gave way, and he sought his chamber and wept there in secret.
Another moment and he was in her arms, silent, speechless, with long arrears of pent-up emotion.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
The sun of his sympathy, however, touched their hearts, and their pent-up passion flowed down like a torrent of lava.
The operation consisted chiefly of mining under pent-houses.
And, unable to restrain his grief that had been pent up so long, Jack broke down and sobbed like a child.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
Having promptly got ready his pent-houses and other siege artillery, he began to attempt the town by mines.

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