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


Do not imagine, gentle reader, that this picture is over-charged.

The case is vigorously stated, but is not at all over-charged.

When I saw these frescoes I knew I should get along all right and not be over-charged.

Enough that it gives him relief; which it does, lightening his over-charged heart.

And of some tumid metaphors he says, "All too forced and over-charged."

But even to see him at all was so great a relief to her over-charged heart that for weeks this was enough.

Not a cup of milk, not a crust of bread, would that inhospitable inn offer its over-charged guests before setting out.

We are painters of real life in all its varieties, but our colouring shall not be over-charged, or our characters out of keeping.

The theory of an innate joie de vivre, a system highly if not over-charged with vitality, supplies but half the answer.

Through my gloves I could feel the tingle of the over-charged shield as it caught and absorbed the hostile bombardment.