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


This should also be done when he attempts to run away, grows restive, or shies.

Evelyn shies at that, and commences to hand Jarvis the frappéd smile.

But somehow after that Hallam sort of shies talkin' art with me.

He pulls, or he shies, or is slow at his fences, or doesn't like heavy ground.

(shuts it quickly and shies it down, aside) What do ladies read?

He shies at every thing he comes across, with the utmost impartiality.

He looks at me askance, and shies away from conversation with me.

This game is best known to the London public as three shies a penny.

If I take her from you and find that she shies at anything I shall get rid of her without delay.

The boy who shies stones at old Billy ought to be made an example of—that is what I say.