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


It's the easiest and quickest way out of the trouble for us, and the easiest and quickest way into trouble for them.

He followed a youth who was the quickest afoot and the readiest laugher.

It would be the quickest way of rejoining them, to get upon the white bull's back.

Nor are we right in supposing that the swiftest of them is the slowest, nor conversely, that the slowest is the quickest.

Hard words were the kindest in the end, because the quickest understood.

“It was the quickest dodge for getting him away from that tray,” he explained.

"You took the quickest, most sensible course, Ackerman," said he.

Lennon barely saved himself by the quickest of side-stepping.

The quickest way to the subconscious is through self-hypnosis.

Reuben, however, was slightly the quickest, and this saved his life.