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

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With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE

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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION