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


And up starts I in a fright; but the moment I was up the ghost was gone.

The moment the noise ceases, up starts the toast-master:—‘Gentlemen, charge your glasses, if you please!’

Then, the story told, up starts the busy and provident tourist; lo!

If hissing heard anywhere, up starts the Laughing Jackass and down he comes on the snake, and there's an end of the hissing.

The girl gives the merchant a drink, and when the sun is up starts to her feet, crying, "I'm a leal maiden yet!"

As soon as one thing is done with, up starts another that we are entreated to be interested in—things we don't care about one bit.

Suddenly, in the same year up starts Lincoln the statesman, Lincoln the politician sinks.

Up starts resolution and independence, and I breathe desolately for a time, feeling myself once more a free woman.

It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot.

Suddenly, up starts Memory, bringing us the roses of the past, divinely preserved and still fresh.