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


I have overmuch need for your swords that you should turn them upon each other.

NOW we know what it was that happened to the people we got the swords and pistols from.

The officers spring to their feet, wave their swords, and cheer loudly.

So they kept shouting to him, and even went so far as to prick him with their swords.

There was a sound of rude voices, and a clashing of swords and staves.

I felt, rather than saw, the gestures preceding the drawing of swords.

Sheath your swords, comrades; after all, it is no affair of ours.

The swords flashed in the sun and then met with a clash that sounded far and near.

They were able to take different shapes at will, and their swords were like strokes of lightning.

Hrunting is bewitched, laid under a spell of uselessness, along with all other swords.