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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It seems hardly possible to draw a more graphic picture of the blessings diffused by the balmy plant, than that just given.
Bernard uttered a quick exclamation, but Angela checked him with a glance, and Gordon looked from one of them to the other.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
I only draw your attention to the facts; which have been sufficiently patent to the world, whatever Lord Hartledon may think.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

WORDS RELATED TO QUICK ON THE DRAW

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

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION