Thesaurus / stalk
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
A few miles down the road, a rusting old John Deere combine growled on through the flurries, its blade churning through dead-brown stalks of soybeans.
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The system monitors grain as it’s collected and adjusts dozens of settings on the combine in real-time to maximize how much grain is chopped from each stalk and to minimize waste.
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The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
When a leaf is so young that it wraps itself around the main stalk it's useless to try to turn it over.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
At last the Queen, whose mouth was now quite filled with bits of the mullen-stalk, mumbled, "Get to the point."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Why should they not dawdle at their labor sitting upon the fence in endless colloquy while the harvest rots upon the stalk?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
I wonder if that square-jawed devil has got a glimpse of us and is trying a lone-handed stalk himself?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
WORDS RELATED TO STALK
- camp on the doorstep of
- give chase
- go after
- hunt down
- move behind
- nose around
- play catch up
- poke around
- prowl after
- run after
- run down
- scout out
- search for
- search high heaven
- search out
- take out after
- track down
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