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


The world itself seemed to close about him, straiter than the walls of the room.

She hath been moved from the gaol; and that doubtless meaneth, had into straiter keeping.

The way is strait enough in itself without any effort of ours to make it straiter.

The Chambranle or Door-Case grew straiter and straiter towards the top, viz.

Wherefore the lexicographer adviseth a striving toward a straiter resemblance to the Average Man than he hath to himself.

It must be a way narrower and straiter than we conceive; for "the righteous shall scarcely be saved."

To a straiter ward were we comitted: that which we haue imputatiuely transgressed must beaunswered.

The Souldier's grown too sawcy, You must tie him straiter up.Arch.

This is ten thousand times a straiter place to be in than when I played the Count von Len.

Shall have to winter in straiter quarters, behind the Mulda, not astride of it as formerly; that is all.