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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

In the earlier days ammunition was costly and hard to procure, and the use had to be husbanded accordingly.
This man fully appreciated the gigantic strength of his opponent, and had carefully husbanded his own.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Not that Mr. Wellcome Himself showed himself immediately at the top of his form; he husbanded his resources better than that.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
Although they had most carefully husbanded their water, it was now growing very scarce.
SUNSHINE BILLW H G KINGSTON
He had husbanded the small sum of money he possessed, in case of dire necessity, either to help them to escape or to obtain food.
SUNSHINE BILLW H G KINGSTON
He only feared for his tobacco, coffee, and ammunition; that had always to be husbanded, being difficult to get and far to carry.
Leisure, like other treasures, is best husbanded when it is least abundant; and it was no longer entirely at my command.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
The pit to be shut up early, and the heat to be husbanded by external coverings in preference to night heat.
The length of the siege produced dearness of provisions, which had not been carefully husbanded from the start.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
She thanked him, but said she had enough for her purpose; and, indeed, she had husbanded her stock with great care.

WORD OF THE DAY

lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION