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


Two of these, settling over his head, noosed him around the neck.

The hangman now approached the captive with the noosed rope in his hand.

A noosed reim had been twisted round the neck, compressing it tightly.

As the whites reached them the noosed man's face cracked in a grin.

If not, why did Sprot keep it back till the rope was noosed for p. 236his neck?

Then it was that a rope was flung about my shoulders, a noosed rope that was hauled tight.

She had struggled constantly from the instant she was noosed.

But I had seen the enemy, and all the soldier in me rebelled at the thought of dying like a noosed bullock in the shambles.

Roden, keeping a careful watch upon his balance, catches it deftly, for it has been noosed.

It turned out afterwards that he had noosed a powerful horse, but could not hold him, and had lost his lariat in the attempt.