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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The rain was bucketing down and a chill north-wester howled up the narrow passage leading from the main street to the tiny entry.
JACK O' JUDGMENTEDGAR WALLACE
A few minutes later she accused Priscilla of "bucketing," and Frank loved her for the word.
PRISCILLA'S SPIESGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
She scarcely spoke at all, and when she replied to Miss Rutherford's accusation of "bucketing" did so incisively.
PRISCILLA'S SPIESGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
An hour later it was pitch-dark, and a semi-waterlogged seaplane drifted south, head to sea, bucketing her nose into the lop.
You only landed last night—and a most infernal bucketing you seem to have got on that poisonous bar in doing so.
It was not an individual bucketing of one horse after another, but all in line and all together.
PONY TRACKSFREDERIC REMINGTON
It's a dirty night, and we shall have bucketing weather outside.
A DAY'S RIDECHARLES JAMES LEVER
As like as not bucketing in the hold of some Greek coaster in the Aegean.
GREENMANTLEJOHN BUCHAN
For five days and five nights the sun was hidden behind bucketing gray skies.
SLAVES OF MERCURYNAT SCHACHNER

WORD OF THE DAY

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