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


She had grown accustomed to the mouthings of party politics, and could not do without them.

Its mouthings of the past had become its mumblings of the present.

But Mr. Britt was not troubling himself about the mouthings of Elias.

And then, as now, their mouthings will provoke inextinguishable laughter.

Whatever his innermost emotions may have been, his expression gave no hint that the mouthings of the Lone-Hand Kid had sunk in.

Now the witch doctors ceased in their mouthings, and suddenly, from behind them, appeared a band of girls.

She thought of the mason sitting in his flimsy beaten room listening to the mouthings of the tempest, alone.

They are being constantly prodded on by the mouthings of the radical press, of the muck-raking magazines and of the demagogues.

These protests were frowned upon as the mouthings of cranks or the ravings of impotent envy.

Auntie Emmy's gestures, her mouthings and excitement, only drew attention to the fact that she was forty-seven.