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Word: azure

Definition: sky blue


Sentences Containing 'azure'

According to the description, Archangel Michael is dressed in silver holding up an aglow sword, depicted on an azure shield.
All sound heard at the greatest possible distance produces one and the same effect, a vibration of the universal lyre, just as the intervening atmosphere makes a distant ridge of earth interesting to our eyes by the azure tint it imparts to it.
Although the azure ground (from the blue cope of St.
And yet it has not the blue devils, but the blue angels in it, in the azure tint of its waters.
Azure Mantling and or Motto Leliwa, signifying the battle cry, 'to the Liwa', of these proclamatio-arms.
Azure-rumped Tanagers utter several sibilant vocalizations, hard trill and twitters.
Before him is a dead sea that stretches in azure calm before the eye; but he who unwarily ventures within its embrace finds himself struggling with a monster that would drag him down to perdition.
Beneath the unclouded and mild azure sky, upon the fair face of the pleasant sea, wafted by the joyous breezes, that great mass of death floats on and on, till lost in infinite perspectives.
Besides this, tinctures were designated in the fields and on the ordinaries and charges by tricking: "R" for "rosso" (gules), "A" for "azure", "N" for "nigro" (sable), "G" for "gialbo" (Or), and "B" for "biancho" (argent).
But history must not yet tell the tragedies enacted here; let time intervene in some measure to assuage and lend an azure tint to them.
Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure.
Gules, a saltire Argent voided throughout per saltire Gray and Azure per cross counterchanged, in chief a fleur-de-lis Or.
He blazed the first trail from Azure Lake to Huntley Col and improved it with each trip.
He found that he was in a grotto, went towards the opening, and through a kind of fanlight saw a blue sea and an azure sky.
He pointed out to him the bearings of the coast, explained to him the variations of the compass, and taught him to read in that vast book opened over our heads which they call heaven, and where God writes in azure with letters of diamonds.
Her eyes, raised towards heaven, were watching a silvery cloud gliding over the azure, its form that of a shadow mounting towards heaven.
In 1966, he made his first expedition to the Huntley-Buchanan Ridge north of Azure Lake and was a regular visitor to those peaks for the next 20 years.
In a creek lay a little sloop, with a narrow keel and high masts, bearing on its flag the Monte Cristo arms which were a mountain on a sea azure, with a cross gules on the shield.
In blazon, Azure, a ram passant Argent armed and unguled Or.
In October 2011 Hortonworks announced Microsoft would collaborate on a Hadoop distribution for Windows Azure and Windows Server.
In the distance, a great white mass lazily rose, and rising higher and higher, and disentangling itself from the azure, at last gleamed before our prow like a snow-slide, new slid from the hills.
It looks like solidified azure, as, far off, it is drawn through the streets.
James was more recently a touring member of Azure Ray (2010-2011).
Live Mesh was initially released as a technology preview, however, it was shortly updated to Beta on October 30, 2008 and at the same time incorporated as part of the Azure Services Platform - a "cloud" platform hosted at Microsoft data centers.
Look, there is no giant, nor knight, nor cats, nor arms, nor shields quartered or whole, nor vair azure or bedevilled.
Members of the Military division may encompass the circlet with "two laurel branches issuant from an escrol azure inscribed "Ich dien"", as appears on the badge.
Most of his writings were impregnated with themes of isolation, lovelessness, and nightmarish presentiments, as seen in his masterpieces "Without Love" (1913), "I and the Night" (1913), "Azure Horses" (1915), and "The Wind Blows" (1924).
or Richelieu for two of these arm chairs, adorned with a carved shield, on which were engraved the fleur de lis of France on an azure field evidently came from the Louvre, or, at least, some royal residence.
The Azure Mountain Fire Observation Station is a historic fire observation station located on Azure Mountain at Waverly in Franklin County, New York.
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Argent on a rock Azure an Accipiter stantant proper."
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Azure on a Base wavy argent lined Sable a Sail Boat Or sailed Argent."
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Azure three Trefoils slipped Argent issuant from Coupeaux Vert and in Chief a Cross pattee couped of the second."
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Azure, a Hive Or issuant from a Base Vert."
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Azure, issuant from a base Vert a mountain Argent, in chief dexter two Mullets of Five and a bird vollant all Or."
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is "Per fess Or a Semi Lion rampant issuant Azure and Gules a Fleur-de-lys Argent."
The Cabanis's Tanager or Azure-rumped Tanager ("Tangara cabanisi") is a Middle American bird of the family Thraupidae.
The chequer pattern in the family’s arms stands for a chessboard, and in those arms takes the tinctures azure, gules and argent (blue, red and silver).
The College armorial bearings are "Per pale dexter Argent a Cross Gules on a Canton Azure a Cross of St Cuthbert proper sinister impaling Allen Argent three Rabbits couchant in pale Sable."
The community’s arms might be described thus: Argent a bend wavy azure between seven mullets of six gules.
The description of the municipal coat of arms is "Azure a Pelican in Piety Argent."
The municipality’s arms might in English heraldic language be described thus: A bend indented azure between argent a barn with roof sable and Or fire gules.
The Neave/Cowan expedition of 1972 proved the opposite during their forced retreat to Azure Lake.
The peak of Monte Cristo reddened by the burning sun, was seen against the azure sky.
The purity men love is like the mists which envelop the earth, and not like the azure ether beyond.
the sun is breaking through; the clouds are rolling off--serenest azure is at hand."
The tincture of the Saltire can appear as either silver ("argent") or white, however the term "azure" does not refer to a particular shade of blue.
They had found the door of the grotto opened, and gone forth; on the azure dome of heaven still glittered a few remaining stars.
They reached an elevation of on its south side, but ran short of time for an Azure Lake boat rendezvous and had to retreat through the Goat Creek valley.
They sailed; Edmond was again cleaving the azure sea which had been the first horizon of his youth, and which he had so often dreamed of in prison.
``Azure seven merlets, or, placed bender,''said he.

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::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled