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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

"I wonder if she has ever tried to condense rudeness into an epigram," said Isabel viciously, pausing in her narrative.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He sat down and played it phrase by phrase, pausing between each measure, to let it "sing."
Pausing at the threshold before opening the door, the sonorous mumble sounding through the deal panels misled me.
"Nearer and nearer came the footsteps," read Luther, pausing at each word to make sure of it.
What use is it of to any body?except, said Mrs. Corney, pausing,except to a poor desolate creature like me.
She ran lightly down the stairs, pausing at the foot, as if ashamed of her persistent curiosity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Marius's sword had fallen away from his brother's, and the two combatants stood pausing.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Again and again she read it, pausing over each simple, full utterance.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Now, with dragging feet she went to the moon-viewing hill, remaining in the shadow of it, and pausing for long thought.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Once Johnny, without pausing in the work, slightly turned his head in my direction.

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