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


All through these wretched months, Lem Lutts had weltered in jail.

They weltered in the mire of fraud and deceit, behaved like cheap sharpers.

A tempestuous chaos, where things to be weltered in the wreck of things that were.

No enemy did this; no hungry mob clamoured for cheap books; no owner of copyrights so much as weltered in his gore.

The placid clay had returned to an old allegiance, and weltered with the tide according to the joint ordering of earth and moon.

We rode on the crest of a wave, and we weltered in the trough of the sea; but we only seemed to create or control.

A great Nation shall have thrown off its old tyrants and weltered in the blood of new tyranny.

The mob had weltered and howled ineffectually around the house for some half-hour.

It was raining when we departed, and continued to rain all night, as we weltered through the mud.

If there is anywhere resolute virtue, round it is a weltered muck of low and sensual desire.