Thesaurus / expanses

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Palma seems to have had no other aim than to fill his canvases with expanses of fair flesh and yellow hair.

By the time these forms have thickened, the expanses of daffodil will have become a mass of bluebells.

Picture and TextHenry James

The grey plains are therefore not expanses of water now, nor were they in time past.

Here are expanses of dryads, globe flowers, alpine firewood, and a wealth of others.

Glacier National Park [Montana]United States Dept. of the Interior

That dream of his when he rode on the Wiltshire expanses—a curious dream: the lark silent, the earth dissolving.

The Longest JourneyE. M. Forster

All the way I kept thinking of expanses of clean water and of breezes off the lake.

Sudden JimClarence Budington Kelland

He glimpsed it as it moved across the squares of gray, then lost it as it merged in the expanses of shadow between.

The Hour of the DragonRobert E. Howard

The laws of color preference differ with the size of expanses.

Old-Time GardensAlice Morse Earle

All is indistinct at first; expanses of misty colour and tint; but by degrees the scene resolves itself into more definite form.

The most important natural resources are the expanses of rich arable land, the rivers, and the forests.

Area Handbook for RomaniaEugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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