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


Holy men grieved over the scandals of the times in which they lived.

There are scandals which we must spare the Church, which is not, cannot be guilty.

Scandals without end could be cited to show the necessity of this.

And this Church of England of ours—I say it with shame—is full of scandals.

No, you will not leave me alone amid all the scandals that are creeping around me.

But even Paradise has its nuisances, its scandals, its lacks.

She persuaded herself that this was because she had a dread of scandals.

The architect, the impersonator: the two scandals of her life.

I love scandals about other people, but scandals about myself don't interest me.

Yes, it is true, we have contrived to fill the world with our scandals of late.