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

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They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.
For a moment Joe stood behind her, silently, looking over her shoulder at the signature of Isom Chase.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The white men served their smoking cannon with a wild energy that, for a time, made the gallant nine equal to a thousand.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.
People are busy ballooning or driving; shooting like stars along railroads; or migrating like swallows or wild-geese.
Suddenly he shot a disturbing glance at Tressan's face, and the corner of his wild-cat mustachios twitched.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
To hear the creature talk about it makes my mouth as a brick kiln and my flesh as that of a goose.
Besides, we now know that the plant which furnishes the Chinese tobacco is even said to grow wild in the East Indies.
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.
Zoological gardens and “wild beast shows” had for him attractions which were quite irresistible.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE

WORDS RELATED TO WILD GOOSE CHASE

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