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

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Mademoiselle was poking at a rusty stove that smoked a little and warmed the room indifferently.
“Yes—tea,” answered the traveller with the keen grey eyes, turning, and poking the fire with the heel of his boot.
Had the automatic snout poking through the steel grille of the rear of the cage.
She doesn't hold with Lords poking their noses into people's kitchens, anyway.
He was plugging the hole himself with a mixture of butter and cow dung which he was poking in with a stick!
Meanwhile a third was walking to and fro, 98 poking among the rocks and peering over the edge into the water.
Hugh Morgan, stop poking your foot into that rabbit-hole or you fall down it and we have to dig you out.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
However, she haunted the gardens, annoying the keepers by persistently poking the animals with her umbrella.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The parson seemed to be trying the strength of the iron, shaking it with his hand; Emma was poking and patting at the mattress.
Farmers are up and coming I can tell you, and I wouldn't lose their business by poking fun at 'em.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON

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