Thesaurus / nots
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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Notice the “nots” and “buts,” indicating the change from the negative to the positive statement.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
In France these people were called Hugue-nots, and among them was a nobleman named Coligny (co-leenye).
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Mea could not hold her magnificent bunch of forget-me-nots near enough to their eyes to be admired.
For Hindus and Japanese and Chinamen and what-nots from the southern seas were every-day affairs.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
So do not lean over after the forget-me-nots—they are too far for you.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
I coloured, partly with the praise and partly because I was wondering how many Smite-and-spare-nots I was worth.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
The Devonshire Nots form the fourth hornless variety of long-woolled sheep.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Paul always examined the grass border, and the big grass bank, because in it grew tiny pansies and tiny forget-me-nots.
Then they went out into the wood that was flooded with bluebells, while fumy forget-me-nots were in the paths.
Here they wandered, picking still a few marsh-marigolds and many big blue forget-me-nots.