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


I asked the man what they were doing, and he said, wedging the clay.

He then stood in the doorway, wedging his stomach into the opening, so that nobody else should enter.

A clay may also be softened in this way by sprinkling it with water as the wedging goes on.

The scrambling, and wedging, and pushing, and driving are dreadful.

“Have sense, Julia,” Hugh remonstrated, wedging in a protest with difficulty.

They're ready to drop off, and James has been wedging them up till he's tired of it.

The method of wedging is undoubtedly successful, if neatly performed.

They tried by wedging to break the Allied front simultaneously at Roye and at Arras.

A third of these wedging attempts was made between La Bassee and Arras.

The nose slammed down on the opposite wall, wedging the ship by sheer weight.