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Having yourself immortalized with a paunch indicated you were wealthy/held high office/were involved in derring-do.

If you find yourself hungering for more humorous were-action, check out the British version of Being Human on BBC America.

So too, does Henry Kissinger and did the late Arthur Schlesinger Jr., but they are/were apparently another story.

There was a certain difficulty in obtaining the necessary funds without announcing precisely what they-were for.

In pattern it showed bright green flowers-that-never-were sprawling on a purple background.

In Abyssinia, at the present day, blacksmiths are considered to be were-wolves, according to Winstanley.

In tropic countries we have stories of supernatural snakes, who appear in various forms, as were-snakes, shall we say?

Accordingly they returned to the Court, where the 288 were-wolf became an object of the greatest curiosity to all.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to were, such as: breathe, do, last, prevail, move, and remain.

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