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


The tarred ropes twined and intertwined like lichens and vines.

Tarred on by the wind, the fire climbed from sunset to near dawn.

You're in the same boat with us and tarred with the same brush.

"I ought to be tarred and feathered," she cried breathlessly.

"They'm all tarred with the wan brush, I reckon," replied Triggs.

He felt that unless he escaped he would surely be tarred and feathered.

In another five minutes I would have been tarred and feathered.

That which has not been tarred, in contradistinction to tarred line.

Binding will be done with a double turn of wire or tarred rope.

All were red-skinned Americans, "tarred with the same stick."