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

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Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I should judge that a peck of corn is about the average product of a day's work through all this region.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
Mr. Peck leaned over the corpse, revealing none of the repulsion that Ward was sure he would exhibit.
By now Mr. Peck had sterilized the glass with the alcohol and was prepared to make his test.
"Six, six and one-eighth in his stocking feet, to be exact," Mr. Peck corrected.
"A machine has stopped here at the side of the road quite recently," Mr. Peck offered, pointing to the tire marks in the dust.
When Christian had completed his work, the trio returned to headquarters, Mr. Peck leaving again to "do a little thinking."

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