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

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Ribsy snapped at it, and swallowed it, and the next instant disappeared with a tremendous explosion in a great cloud of smoke.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The Reverend swallowed again, struggled to keep his eyes dry, for the rush of self pity almost overcame him.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
An hour later, I heard he was dead: that on his way to his home he had purchased a bottle of laudanum and swallowed the contents!
He entered the army and went to India—that deadly maelstrom which has swallowed up so much of British youth and blood and beauty!
"Heavens knows what we have swallowed," muttered Gwynne, who had served on sanitary boards and heard much talk of germs.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He'll push you all right, and as soon as you have swallowed the California codes you can practise in the courts by courtesy.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The ray of light seemed swallowed by the gloom of the vast, lonely room that lay before him.
She was afraid to trust her own voice; the great lump in her throat refused to be swallowed.
Tessa was tasting the peaches, her throat so full of sobs that she swallowed the fruit with pain.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
An earthquake near Poonah, in the East Indies, swallowed up a large district and more than 2000 persons.

WORD OF THE DAY

sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION