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

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It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.

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