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"It was like layers and layers of little icicles that lay over each other like a snake's skin… to create one blade," he said.

A fiery intensity of light lay over it, as though any moment it must burst into sheets of flame.

The last cone of the mountain gave us some trouble: the route was very precipitous, and lay over bare, hot masses of rock.

To this my guide pointed, and gave me to understand that our way lay over it, in order to reach the Puris, who lived beyond.

Our road now lay over fertile eminences, varied with fields and meadows in a high state of cultivation.

A layer of dust lay over everything and there were dirt and filth in abundance.


On this page you'll find 188 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lay over, such as: adjourn, delay, extend, hold up, postpone, and prolong.

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