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


Subrosa kicked at the trace and flipped it up so that it struck him smartly on the rump.

Subrosa sat down violently, and Belle straightway kicked him in the paunch by way of hinting that she preferred him standing.

Subrosa, having had his tantrum, contented himself with sundry head-shakings and snorts.

Certain staccato epithets meant merely that Subrosa was objecting to the crupper.

“Belle has her own ideas about horse-training,” Lance chuckled, steadying Subrosa with a twitch of the rein.

If head-shakings and flattened ears meant anything, Rosa and Subrosa were two disgruntled pintos that morning.

Rosa and Subrosa were subdued, plainly resentful of their subjection, and fretting to be in their own stalls.