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His own situation was described as happy as it could be in a foreign land.

He described himself briefly as a lunatic, and walked on again.

The works of Dædalus are described by Pausanias as rude and uncomely in aspect.

He described the sufferings which he declared he had himself witnessed.

He said it had been so described to him exactly, and he was well pleased that I knew it.

Side by side with the wonders he described so casually, she was placing the little house.

"I described the giant as he appeared to me," replied the student, rather piqued.

His energy and activity throughout the march is described as intense.

Martin was kind and it would be wonderful to have the home he had described.

She gave long accounts of the baby to him, and described her life in Ballyards.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., descriven, from Old French descrivre, descrire (13c.), from Latin describere "to write down, copy; sketch, represent" (see description). Reconstructed with Latin spelling 16c. Related: Describable; described, describes, describing.

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