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

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He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He really seems to care almost nothing for his piano-playing or for his piano compositions.
But I always suspected it was a stratagem on his part to avoid playing, and that nothing really ailed him.
You speak with about as little reflection as we might expect from one of those children down there playing in the sand.
But we must not class in this unclean category Lord Spunyarn and his friend Haggard, who were both playing at the big table.
There was a band playing down at Klein's hotel, and the strains reached them faintly, tempered by the distance.
Please understand that nobody here had the least intention of playing a trick upon you!
I wonder if I shall ever be stirred again as Mademoiselle Reisz's playing moved me to-night.
Since the end of 1847, not a penny has come into his own pocket either through piano-playing and conducting, or through teaching.

WORD OF THE DAY

pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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