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


Admitted into our consciousness it starts its work of killing us.

It is too much seen by fits and starts, and sallies, and those not spontaneous.

Why then I will marry her; and bless my starts for such an angel of a wife.

You can leave London by the afternoon train, which starts at four o'clock.

He starts for the kitchen door inadvertently when he should be headed for the drawing-room.

His sleep was checkered with starts and moans, and sometimes with a muttered word or two.

Well, I guess when he starts the bully is greased lightning.

Merritt and I will stand by to catch him if he starts to faint.

Godwin starts by rejecting the traditional conception of punishment.

And let me know what kind of a fire this is that starts on a fifty-mile front!