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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The gems are in color chiefly blues and greens—with grays, lavenders, drabs and mauves.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Wordsworth was something of a Quaker in poetry, and loved the sober drabs and grays of life.
To-day I returned my visits to the Duke's daughters; the insolent drabs came up to my very mouth to salute me.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
The filthy drabs ejected from Ireland are scarcely worth their meat.
The girls are, without exception, the nastiest, most besotted drabs that ever walked the streets.
Poetry's everywhere, and the real thing is commoner among drabs and pot-houses and rubbish heaps than in your Sunday parlours.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
The rest of the litter, down to the father of the recent incumbent, all married German drabs.
THE PALISER CASEEDGAR SALTUS
Now, gentlemen, $35,000 is a lot of money in donation dribs and drabs—is a very large sum of money.
WARREN COMMISSION (1 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. I (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
If your worship will take order for the drabs and the knaves, you need not to fear the bawds.
MEASURE FOR MEASUREWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

WORD OF THE DAY

hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION