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


He smote his palm with his clenched fist and strode about the little room.

Then, he smote his thigh with a blow strong enough to kill an ox.

The homely beauty of it smote upon him, though it could not cheer.

It smote upon his heart to feel that she hid her thin, worn shoe.

If it had a new meaning that smote him to the heart, the change was in his perception, not in her.

But when the Sheriff heard this he smote his forehead with his fist.

Then Robin grew mad with anger and smote with all his might at the other.

He smote his hand against his thigh, while Kenyon looked at him in wonder.

Smote through the painéd gloom of his heart like a hurt to the sense, there.

Smote them and strewed them to earth like leaves in the breath of the whirlwind.