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


Now we must choose if the example of our fathers and mothers will inspire us or condemn us.

Then they will cease, and wives and mothers will come here to weep.

So died the witch, and nevermore do mothers say when children misbehave.

Their study was dress; and slaves, their mothers excepted, were their only companions.

Fathers and mothers regard their children with painful solicitude.

The actions of the mothers were as methodical as well trained nurses.

Lady Leonora is now the happiest of wives, and your Grace the happiest of mothers.

Most boys won't do that with their mothers—not nearly that long.

Other people's mothers were, so to speak, furniture mothers.

(With some sacrifices, our mothers would say,) Our glorious Independence!