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


The windows and doorways were ovals into which we could only have inserted a head or an arm.

They are ovals, or, to speak in technical language, "ellipses."

The beginner should make a number of these ovals so that he can get them perfect.

The intervals between all these ovals are sculptured into foliage.

They were whiter, and the broken nails were shaping themselves into ovals.

This is within a broad frame, containing a Dance of Death, in twelve ovals.

There is a very good print of them in five ovals on one plate, engraved by R. White, in 1701.

Right above and below the ovals with the claws, we see four squares containing hieroglyphics.

Note the ornamental dotted ovals on each side of the dot in the numeral 6.

Dave Cowan ceased to draw angled designs on his pad; he now drew circles, ovals, ellipses, things fluent with curves.