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

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.
There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
Down in his galleries and chambers where it was dark as a pocket Grandfather Mole enjoyed himself thoroughly.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
No one was hurt, although the shot was evidently intended for my party.
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.

WORD OF THE DAY

sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION