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How to use etiolated in a sentence

Pauline surrendered, and they went across the etiolated lawn towards the entrance.
PLASHERS MEADCOMPTON MACKENZIE
The undergrowth was green, but in the etiolated way of plants which have little light, though that may have been my fancy.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
Because of this fact, magnesium-starvation produces etiolated plants, which cannot function normally.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
It can thus develop its personality so that it does not become etiolated and atrophied like a domestic animal.
THE SEXUAL QUESTIONAUGUST FOREL
His voice was hollow, etiolated like a flower grown in darkness.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
And he had a kind of sickness very repulsive to a sensitive girl, something cunning and etiolated and degenerate.
THE RAINBOWD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
He felt as the etiolated grass and daisies must do when you move the garden roller away to a new place.
THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLYH. G. WELLS
Suddenly began the plaint of the organ, and some half-dozen voices sang a hymn; and these pale, etiolated voices interested her.
EVELYN INNESGEORGE MOORE
Then the pale, etiolated voices of the nuns, the wailing of these weak voices—there were three altos, three sopranos—began again.
EVELYN INNESGEORGE MOORE
Mr. Jevons, however, adduces it as proof of 'the existence of the totem-sacrament,' surviving 'in an etiolated form.'
MAGIC AND RELIGIONANDREW LANG
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WORDS RELATED TO ETIOLATED

  • decrepit
  • depleted
  • destroyed
  • deteriorated
  • drained
  • effete
  • etiolated
  • frayed
  • hackneyed
  • impaired
  • overused
  • passe
  • passé
  • sere
  • shabby
  • shot
  • spent
  • stale
  • tattered
  • threadbare
  • tired
  • trite
  • used
  • useless
  • colorless
  • discolored
  • drained
  • drawn
  • dull
  • etiolated
  • fatigued
  • lusterless
  • not shiny
  • pale
  • pallid
  • run-down
  • shopworn
  • tattered
  • threadbare
  • tired
  • worn
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WORD OF THE DAY

Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION