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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
And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.
Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT