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


Is it by acts of over-reaching your neighbor that you expect to merit Heaven?

It will give him the greater advantage in over-reaching, papa.

Another who is no way faulty by over-reaching you, must not be a loser by your weakness.

But, no—no—no—I need never attempt it, there are no means of over-reaching him.

He denounces these merchants, who stood there over-reaching in their bargains and exorbitantly outrageous in their charges.

Over-reaching, or, what we Americans call 'sharp practice,' he had no patience with whatever.

Cunning signifies especially a habit or gift of over-reaching, accompanied with enjoyment and a sense of superiority.

Is not the general who watches best over his own camp, also the most effective in surprising and over-reaching the enemy?

Wealth is acquired to-day in over-reaching our neighbours, and spent in insulting them.

The Whigs opposed a standing army and over-reaching influence of the Crown.