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

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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
The sailors tried to catch some with a hook and line, and were fortunate enough to succeed.
The launch was already under way, and young Cargill trying to avoid it better, thrust with his boat-hook at the side of the lock.
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.
He crossed to the wall phone and gently removed the receiver from its hook and held it to his ear.

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION