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


Of course, every man-jack of us had lumps and welts and cuts, and there were some bones broken.

As they laid on quickly the welts and bloody stripes appeared.

Of our socks it could be said that the welts were good; the toes and heels had perished of overwork.

But the backs of his legs were so seamed with welts that he could not walk.

It left Blue Blazes ridged with welts, trembling, fright sickened.

Cut out the bottom first; the welts may be cut from any narrow pieces.

Garin picked up her cloak and drew it across his shoulder to hide his welts.

So they stripped her bare, and flogged her till her back was a mass of welts and cuts, and then put her to bed.

Weeks after the welts on my back and shoulders turned dark along the line of the whip, and greenish at the edges.

I heard the boom of the Stone Coal tumbling over the welts in its bedding as we turned down toward the old Alestock mill.