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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
And all the while she fought him, she punctuated her blows with words, some abusing him, others in defense of her father.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
The blows stung, and Black Sheep struck back at random with all the power at his command.
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION