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How to use outstretched in a sentence

Was it his moment of iron self-mastery that brought her with outstretched, clinging arms towards him?
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Tim, with face flushed and hands outstretched in protest, arose from his chair and went to the bedside.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Then he said something in a language Matt could not understand, and took a step toward Clip, with hand outstretched.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
And he had seen her arms outstretched, felt her arms placed beneath him—the arms that bore him up, brought him to safety.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Dr. Varney pulled himself together promptly and took Jessie's outstretched hand.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He did not appear to notice the half-outstretched hand, and Dick felt as though there was an instinctive antipathy between them.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He came toward me with his paw outstretched and caught the shawl which was loosely tied around my waist.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It took him barely a moment to discover the group of girls, and he came toward them, hand outstretched, eyes alight with greeting.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
He leaped to the side of the crouching pilot, but his outstretched hands that clutched at the control stopped motionless in air.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
As soon as they are whipped they make off to wives and home, and meet the scouts with a bland smile and outstretched hand.
CAMPAIGN PICTURES OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA (1899-1900)A. G. HALES
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WORDS RELATED TO OUTSTRETCHED

  • ample
  • capacious
  • deep
  • expansive
  • extended
  • extensive
  • full
  • generous
  • immense
  • large
  • latitudinous
  • outspread
  • outstretched
  • roomy
  • spacious
  • splay
  • squat
  • thick
  • vast
  • voluminous
  • widespread
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