Thesaurus / drapeFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Seconds later the knotted drape she had used before swayed down into sight, I grasped it to steady it.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
The great mountains rejoice in the sun, or drape their brows in clouds, irrespective of the eyes that regard them.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Both political parties, by a common impulse, "drape themselves in the Flag."
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
They are invisible garments that drape themselves about our spirit and give a predetermined form to all its symbolic expression.
Will somebody kindly drape that sun dial and hold back on time a little?
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
They drape themselves in mourning and mourn and weep as if the loved one had been destroyed and annihilated.
NUGGETS OF THE NEW THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON,
The president was directed to drape his chair with two Federal flags.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
As he spoke he gazed anxiously toward the window, before which they had taken the precaution to draw a heavy drape after entering.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
The others, especially the naturalist, are in duty bound to drape a gauze tunic more or less elegantly around her waist.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
There will be whole bales of mistakes, a Gobelin tapestry to drape the world, and stacks of dead and withered "might-have-beens."
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
WORDS RELATED TO DRAPE
- bundle up
- do up
- dress up
- fit out
- suit up
- turn out
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