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


There is the old shepherd, Will, but he only comes into the house by nows and thens.

Shove off, shove off; nows your time, for the under–current is failing her.

Nows our chance to get back while the guns are socking it into em.

Nows our chance to make an end of this customer for once and all!

We have also discovered that the longest life is but a succession of nows.

Nows my time to run away from my cross mother, Klara said to herself.

We do hear of old Nanny, that cometh by nows and thens for waste victuals, that daft Madge is something sick.

Think you God, that is up in Heaven, taketh note of a white lie or twain, or a few cross words by nows and thens?

Bout all anybody can make farmin is plenty to eat and a little to wear long time ago and nows the same way.

The Places have their own nows, the now of the Big Time we're on, but that's different and it's not made for real living.