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


It is usually made of over-lapping heavy planks, and when floated over the surface, it both pulverizes and packs the soil.

Yet the tremendous jaw-muscles of the chipmunk drove the needle-pointed teeth deep into the twisted, over-lapping fibres.

Real genius and lunacy had many an over-lapping line, Jerry reflected as he approached to look inside.

This over-lapping, long-continuing babyhood has given us more good than we yet recognise.

No over-multiplying, no over-lapping, no denominational wrangling and wasting of money and energy.

If we turn to any of the special sciences the same dovetailing and over-lapping appear.

Wooden palings bound these, built obliquely, over-lapping at regular intervals, and connected by low barriers.

It has no leaves but is supplied with over-lapping scale-like bracts of a warm flesh-tint.

The Indian women cut spruce twigs and laid them over-lapping on the ground for our bed.

The slight inequalities produced by the over-lapping of the strips are immaterial.