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George had to go inside to take a phone call so I sat feasting my eyes on the beauty of the surroundings.

But Peggy is not tempted in the least to change her shop to fit in with the new(er) surroundings.

People are locked in texting, or whatever it is on their screens, and detached from their physical surroundings.

Strangers often believe, incorrectly, that he is unaware of his surroundings.

If the officials involved with the chemical weapons shipment are worried about the criminal surroundings, they are not showing it.

Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.

And our surroundings at that particular moment were not the most favorable to coherent thought or plausible theory-building.

When his eyes grew accustomed to his surroundings he made out the shape of a native boat moored beneath the wall.

They would have made a good study for an artist, had an artist been at hand to sketch them and their surroundings.

Meanwhile Darry had explained his idea to the others, and they were all eager to view the surroundings of the Gandy stock farm.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surroundings, such as: ambience, atmosphere, background, climate, environment, and environs.

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