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


It was an awful night, raining and sleeting—but he took no notice of the weather.

It had been sleeting and the pavements here and there were still icy.

Last night it was sleeting just a little, and he had to have a taxi-cab.

It was then sleeting from the north, consequently I had to face it.

Discovering it to be sleeting, he returned for his overcoat.

It was snowing—or rather, sleeting, in the half-hearted, fitful way to which Londoners are accustomed.

He came over to my house—it was snowing, raining, sleeting, but that did not make any difference to Twichell.

The night was bitter bad, black as a Fuzzy and sleeting out of the foothills like manslaughter.

Each company was drawn up in line in its barracks—it was sleeting outside.

He bent his head to the sleeting blast and darted down the middle of the street to Second Avenue.