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


The poles were pranked with nosegays, and a chaplet was hung round the horns of every ox.

The woodways were pranked with shadows and the fields with the purple of the asters.

Some meadows in the distance, pranked with ranunculuses, looked like stretches of green water reflecting a starry sky.

The earth is so very fair, all pranked with "smalle flowres" and green leaves, that the sun is grievously loth to leave her.

Women and children, not at synagogue, showed themselves at the doors, pranked in their best.

And never was Corsanico more charming, all drenched in sunlight and pranked out with fresh green.

Why have you pranked yourself out, spent an hour I dare say in making yourself pretty to-day?