Thesaurus / re-forming


These were, forming battalions in square, deploying in line, and re-forming in column of attack.

Underneath trembles the ocean, forming and re-forming over portentous unknown depths.

It was General Lee—riding calmly amid the smoke, and re-forming the stragglers.

On re-forming, the men take their places in rear of the stacks.

A sudden shout from the top of the barricade told that the Uhlans were re-forming.

The Girl from AlsaceBurton Egbert Stevenson

The motive which casts doubt upon its adequacy is the same that leads to its re-forming as a hypothesis, as a mental concept.

So much as was left of Berry's division was in absolute need of re-forming.

"A singular episode in an evening's entertainment," said Mr. Dorrance, leading Mabel to her stand in the re-forming set.

At LastMarion Harland

They made good headway towards recovery in the beginning, but the skin was very slow in joining and re-forming.

In the Forbidden LandArnold Henry Savage Landor

Then came another piece of good news: the 1st Division was re-forming its line, and Gheluvelt had been retaken!

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