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

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The child was preserved, and brought up in the temple of Phœbus.

I have told you how the Egyptians preserved speech by means of little figures.

Our Confederacy, fellow-citizens, can only be preserved by the same forbearance.

You must not forget that these good signori who have preserved us are also English.

She went a little pale over her mistakes, but preserved her dignity and her wits.

Under the circumstances, it is surprising how much of plainness women have preserved.

He preserved his wooden expression of countenance and turned towards her.

It is gathered, roasted and preserved whole in bags for winter use.

Some of his models have been preserved in the Anatomical Museum at Heidelberg.

This form of the story is preserved in Ethelwerd and in William of Malmesbury.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "keep safe," from Anglo-French preservare, Old French preserver, from Medieval Latin preservare "keep, preserve," from Late Latin praeservare "guard beforehand," from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + servare "to keep safe" (see observe). As a treatment of fruit, etc., 1570s; of organic bodies from 1610s. Related: Preserved; preserving.

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