Sentences Containing 'dappled'
But to you, at least, M. Debray, I need not give a further description, because to you my beautiful pair of dappled grays were well known.
Ere long a carriage will dash past here, drawn by the pair of dappled gray horses you saw me with yesterday; now, at the risk of your own life, you must manage to stop those horses before my door.''
Young tapirs of all species have brown hair with white stripes and spots, a pattern which enables them to hide effectively in the dappled light of the forest. This baby coat fades into adult coloration between four and seven months after birth.
The male is striking in the typical oriole black and yellow plumage, but the female is a drabber green bird. Orioles are shy, and even the male is remarkably difficult to see in the dappled yellow and green leaves of the canopy.
If danger threatens, the chicks crouch under a plant or any cover that offers, their dappled brown down merging into the desert scene.
The combined shared lawn spaces creates both a large courtyard and tree-dappled open space.
More Vocab Words::: magistrate - official with power to administer the law
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)