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


Trenches were dug round the hut and tent, so that they must have had rain.

The officers and men not employed in the trenches were directed to lie down.

But some laughed and said the trenches were telling on men's nerves.

Roger, you will be very careful, won't you, in the trenches?'

This third line of trenches was protected with armor plate and concrete.

But on May 17, 1915, these trenches near Hussakow were recaptured by the Russians.

It destroyed the trenches and killed or wounded hundreds of the defenders.

But the British charge formed in their trenches, with the Canadians on their right.

These trenches were only about a hundred yards from those of the British.

It was but the work of minutes to take the first line of German trenches.