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


Lyman and Kurt were the unlikeliest of pals, but pals they were.

But the greenest, homeliest, unlikeliest, babiest babes I ever encountered were these two in the hole.

How the unlikeliest persons are sometimes raised up to such a ministry, let the following story tell.

It was a friendship that had grown in the unlikeliest soil in the world, the friendship of a man who had wanted to be her lover.

"It's the unlikeliest place that ever was," said the messenger, polishing his horse's wet neck.

There is that about baseball which arouses enthusiasm and the partisan spirit in the unlikeliest bosoms.

That belief was about the unlikeliest thing imaginable from every natural standpoint, with God left out.

It meant believing God against the unlikeliest circumstances, against nature itself, hoping in the midst of hopelessness.

Grace's house stood in an orchard; so he was the unlikeliest man in the village to have seen David.

A fellow as smart as Charlie would pick the unlikeliest place to hide in.