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

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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.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.
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Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
Now, how comes it that you have turned up in this out-of-the-way part of the world?
By-the-bye, I hope you intend to stay some time, and that you will take up your quarters with me?

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

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION