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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Ibrahim was standing there, peeping out whimsically from his fringed and tasselled wrappings, and smoking a cigarette.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
To make matters worse it was discovered that the paper wrappings of the fireworks in the box were on fire.
It worked one hand free of its odorous wrappings, spread four fat fingers wide apart over one eye, and chirped, "Pik-k?"
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
She recognised that photographs were inside the wrappings, which she tore open with a cry of rapture—and then!
And those who once more shackled his wrists ostentatiously wiped their hands up and down the wrappings on their thighs afterwards.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
She tore the wrappings from the bowls, disclosing the rabbits and the chickens.
They were strung into a net to cover the corpse and were sewed on the wrappings.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
Her aunt arose, gathering her silken wrappings about her tall, elegant form.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
Scottish cremation burials of the Bronze Age retain traces of linen wrappings of the urn.
The stone which Cronus swallowed in mistake for Zeus was honoured at Delphi, and kept warm with wool wrappings.

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION