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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.
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
He is a hypochondriac now and would keep a close watch on his heir's health and habits; you may be sure of that.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"
His largesses were abundant, and the uproar of vehement thanksgiving, was ever on the watch from the venal multitude.
For these reasons we keep strict and careful watch over them, since the suspicions conceived of them have been often verified.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.

WORDS RELATED TO ON THE WATCH

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WORD OF THE DAY

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