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

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Quiz Yourself On The Many Types Of Nouns

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL

WORD OF THE DAY

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