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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.
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Late into the night they lingered on the veranda, and he found himself on the verge of confessing all to her.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
The Spanish men-of-war, which were always painted white, had their colour changed to dark grey like the American ships.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.
Later on the commander of a German man-of-war and his staff were received and fêted by the Captain-General.
It must have been the window-panes, for he was anxious to get the most beautiful mother-of-pearl he could find.

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

WORD OF THE DAY

lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION