Thesaurus / ready-mades
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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It secures in many cases, at least, a ready compliance with a large part of the discipline enforced.
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The good lady of the house came out to welcome me, and the garon was ready at the step.
I am ready Madam,—for I have sufficiently experienced the folly of my presuming to decline it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There are sentimental children, as there are sentimental adults, who seem never happier than when the tears are ready to start.
Lucy Warrender, ever ready for mischief, feigned an intense interest in racing matters, but failed to draw Lord Hetton.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Though frightened to death, I refused to part with my reserve and made ready to go and take command of it at break of dawn.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON