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adjective as in after second

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The third suspect, an 18-year-old named Hamyd Mourad, who turned himself in, is part of the same extended family.

Officials have said the war to reclaim upward of a third of Iraq and a quarter of Syria from ISIS could take years.

Third parties in turn quibbled with his accounts, and he was irritated, but not overly so.

The third problem is the evidence of corroborating witnesses.

Murders are slightly down from 414 last year, but have fallen by about one—third since 2003.

But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.

This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."

It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!

On the third day after the declaration of his recall, Ripperda took his official leave, and presented his son in his new office.

The third boat and kite had been damaged beyond repair, but the two left were sufficient.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to third, such as: tertiary, triennial, and tertian.

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