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


What would crush a swift-thinking man is upborne by the denser tide.

Upborne by the conductor, he did manage to endure two rehearsals.

Where were the ideals of his youth, the lofty aspirations that had upborne him then?

He had the wonderful, upborne feeling of man on the verge of achievement.

Peleg departed nervously, upborne by the congregational esteem.

My hands were also upborne by the humble prayers of faithful ones.

As Dante is led by Vergil, so Chaucer is upborne by an eagle.

Then they had no doubt that they could soar or hover in the air, upborne by their wings.

They did not feel the need of sleep, and they were upborne, too, by a great exaltation.

Upborne by an unwavering trust, untouched by doubt or fear, he exulted in all he saw.