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


But what I intended to say was, that a mere succession of nouns or of verbs is not discourse.

Why do substantives often differ in meaning from the verbs to which they are related, adverbs from adjectives?

Other verbs ending in o are named neuters and intransitives.

Some verbs ending in or have an active signification—as Loquor, I speak.

Moods in verbs are like moods in man, they have each of them a peculiar expression.

In verbs there are five tenses, or times, expressing an action, or affirmation.

Before other verbs are declined, it is necessary to learn the verb Esse, to be.

But revenons nos moutons, that is, let us get back to our verbs.

Are these matters to be acquired by study, like Greek verbs or intricate measures?

Life, after all, did not consist of books, nor were Greek verbs essential to happiness.