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noun as in cast

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In the 90s, it kept gay men out of leadership roles in the Boy Scouts of America.

Gender roles exceed the biological circumstances of childbirth and they are, perhaps, much less likely to change.

Although there have been versions recorded where the roles are reversed.

Now Jena Malone is 30, and with roles in Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games, and a massive superhero film, all the rage.

At least those parents whose kids landed the plum roles will be.

A great deal of the time life seems to me a hopeless puzzle; I am so utterly unfitted for the roles I labor to play.

They were easy enough to spot, once you knew where to look—for they, alone in Tylerton, changed their roles from day to day.

Neither does the lyric actress practise her roles with full tones, for she is well used to saving her voice.

Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. Hoagland, and the actor who had taken Bamberger's part were representing the principal roles in this scene.

The others had played silent roles, but now one of them was suddenly called to participate actively in the drama.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to roles, such as: list, troupe, actors, actresses, artists, and characters.

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