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


The big red man gets a hand over the parson's mouth, and the ribboned man seizes his moment.

These deputies were supplied with a ribboned badge of authority, but were not given any written or printed commission.

She seemed to wear a dainty negligée of ribboned silk, and as he watched she began slowly braiding her hair into two dusky ropes.

Faith turned to Ben, astoundingly, swaying so near that her face under the ribboned calash must tilt up to look at him.

He was covered with dust; his face had been cut in some way, and his cheek was ribboned with blood.

With a report like a shot from a gun, the main-gafftopsail split, and within a moment slatted into a sunburst of ribboned rags.

The cacti that grew on two sides of us were of gigantic height, and ribboned or edged with the most beautiful flowers.

The sun, bursting in splendor across the great desert, splashed the valley and the low-lying ridge with ribboned gold.

Benito Serrato had a lean black that carried him proudly, ribboned tail switching.

Sometimes a little heap of snowy, ribboned underwear was carried away from her rooms three or four times a day.