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noun as in garland

noun as in hand

verb as in pass off

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Example Sentences

That’s why, when the practice ends, he marches from teammate to teammate, palm extended.

Like in Brazil, slashing and burning is an easy way for farmers to clear land, in this case for the palm oil and paper industries.

From Vox

Almost half of oil palms in that country are grown by smallholders rather than large-scale agribusiness.

The canopy began to recoil, its edges assaulted by the expansion of hydroelectric power, logging, and, most impactful of all, palm oil plantations.

The electrodermal sensor, which requires the user to place their palm on the watchface for a reading, likewise can be tracked over time to measure stress levels.

From Fortune

These villages used to harvest rubber, cacao, palm oil, and coffee beans.

On the day of the AFI dinner, Hitchcock receives a wire from Frank Capra, who is in Palm Springs.

In our digital world, all the accumulated knowledge of human history is available in the palm of our hands.

About 9:30 p.m. on Palm Sunday in 1965, a tornado struck Toledo, Ohio.

“Now get on your knees and crawl,” he demanded with the slap of a leather horse crop against the palm of his hand.

Tobacco at this period was also rolled up in the leaves of the Palm and smoked.

His strong hands lay palm downwards on the arms of his chair, pressing them hard.

In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.

She had taken off her glove now, and her palm left on his a reminiscence of Peau d'Espagne.

The natives of Guiana use a tube or pipe not unlike a cheroot, made from the rind of the fruit of a species of palm.


On this page you'll find 402 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to palm, such as: wreath, bays, chaplet, coronal, crown, and festoon.

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