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


There were rushings and spoutings in the air—for they were in the Norris Geyser Basin.

We're going to have a peaceful time, quite independent of Simla rushings.

There come shrill cries of many voices from behind, and rushings that pass by and vanish.

But a perfect uproar was taking place, wild cries, and rushings to and fro.

Prodigious convulsion of production, the grinding of mighty forces, the noise and rushings of winds—and what avails?

The sea whispered round the island shores, but brought no news of the rushings to and fro of hostile fleets.

Instead there are endless writhings and rushings about, done with a deal of skill, but destructive of the last remnants of Ibsen.