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 (rō-zhā′, rō′zhā), Peter Mark 1779-1869.
British physician and scholar who compiled the Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852).

Roget

(ˈrɒʒeɪ)
n
(Biography) Peter Mark. 1779–1869, English physician, who on retirement devised a Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852), a classified list of synonyms

Ro•get

(roʊˈʒeɪ, ˈroʊ ʒeɪ)
n.
Peter Mark, 1779–1869, English physician and author of a thesaurus.
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Noun1.Roget - English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869)
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Found in a Bottle," "A Descent Into a Maelstrom" and "The Balloon Hoax"; such tales of conscience as "William Wilson," "The Black Cat" and "The Tell-tale Heart," wherein the retributions of remorse are portrayed with an awful fidelity; such tales of natural beauty as "The Island of the Fay" and "The Domain of Arnheim"; such marvellous studies in ratiocination as the "Gold-bug," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Purloined Letter" and "The Mystery of Marie Roget," the latter, a recital of fact, demonstrating the author's wonderful capability of correctly analyzing the mysteries of the human mind; such tales of illusion and banter as "The Premature Burial" and "The System of Dr.
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus" is a zany, informative, quirkily illustrated biography of Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) for kids age 7 and up.
About 16 to 20 percent of this group is affected by substance dependence or mental illness or both, a proportion well in excess of what is seen in the rest of the country, says Nancy Roget, principal investigator with the National Frontier and Rural Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC).
This consultation is for the transport of works for the exhibition Tumult Gauls realities and representations to be held from June 20 to November 23, 2014 at Bargoin Museum and Art Roget Quillot museum.
Nolasco's shot bounced off the post directly to Matthew Roget, who was ready to finish and give San Diego Boca FC the 2-1 lead.
1792: 'La Marseillaise' was composed by Claude-Joseph Roget de Lisle.
1792: La Marseillaise was composed by Claude-Joseph Roget de Lisle.
Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) was a "physician, physiology expert, mathematician, writer, editor, and chess whiz" according to his biographer, freelance journalist Kendall.
SMV is the spirit behind the approach of Peter Mark Roget (Roget 1995, 2000).
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Just 60 seconds later another ex-Diamond gave the Us what looked like a comfortable lead when Leo Roget headed home but their advantage was pegged back.
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