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


He swallowed once or twice, and his hands tightened on the spokes of the wheel.

I seized her hands and placed them on the spokes of the wheel.

Should he have grasped the spokes near the hub, near the rim, or in the middle?

There were four "children of Horus" and four spokes to the wheel of the sun.

Its details blurred like the spokes of a swiftly turning wheel.

It was like the hub of a wheel, only there were not so many passages as there are spokes in most wheels.

Spokes was there, for Spokes had swum round the Black Buoy, and become a “shark.”

As the spokes get nearer the centre of the wheel, they get nearer to one another.

"N-n-not exactly," says Miss Hampton, grippin' the spokes gingerly.

The spokes were flat bands of steel, curved outward to the tire.