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


The officers' right hands were on the handles of their automatics and revolvers.

They owed whatever success they won to their own right hands.

They are the "right hands" of all the preachers from their youth up.

With their right hands they had fired off their guns, which all said, “Welcome!”

They would have given their right hands to know the source of it.

Divide it so that several will have a share and the money will reach the right hands.

They did so, and holding their revolvers in their right hands, glided after the Mungana.

Hence, on the whole, the biography was placed in the right hands.

What a pity it is mankind will not discern their right hands from their left.

Similar to it is the clasp of right hands as a sign of mutual agreement.