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


But to see these—why, it is like the shepherd's glimpse at the pixies!

In Devonshire the flowers of Stitchwort are known as Pixies.

As she was returning, she heard the Pixies debating about what they would do to punish the other.

"So, you don't think he's carr'd away by the pixies, then," said Mrs. Trenow.

They believed that the pixies went to dance there whenever the moon was full.

Pixies seem to be as easily pleased as are the patron saints of some holy wells.

The only possible conclusion was that the pixies had stolen them.

It was all very pretty to imagine that Boodles had come from the pixies.

The friendship of the pixies was as much to her as the lack of eggs had been to Weevil.

The woods rang with the laughter of pixies and naiads and sprites.