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Word: fashion

Definition: give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay


Sentences Containing 'fashion'

You'd be in a Blazing bad way, if recalling to life was to come into fashion, Jerry!''
The chamber, furnished bachelor fashion, that you wished to see, and were inquiring for when I stepped out, is on the fifth floor.
``You are good enough to say so, as a fashion of speech; but, I don't mean any fashion of speech.
``It is the fashion,''growled the man.
His sisters were fine women, with an air of decided fashion.
They have a sharp, shrewish look, which I do not like at all; and in her air altogether there is a self sufficiency without fashion, which is intolerable.''
We quarry to obtain stone and marble for building, and we fashion the earth's treasures into forms of our own, but we can not create these things.
It is the constructive, creative power which raises man above the level of the beast and enables him to devise and fashion wonderful inventions.
At the height of that movement line drawing went out of fashion, and charcoal, and an awful thing called a stump, took the place of the point in the schools.
Another brush that has recently come into fashion is called a filbert shape -LRB- Class D -RRB- by the makers.
Velazquez has gone out of his way to get this line, as it could hardly have been the fashion to carry a gun in this position, pointing straight at the head of the man behind.
A continual interruption in the flow of lines, and a harsh jarring of one against another in an angular, jagged fashion, produces a feeling of terror and horror.
The fashion of lowering its tone has much to be said for it on the score of the added interest it gives to the figures.
But there are qualities in dress that do not belong exclusively to the particular period of their fashion.
It is true that the extremes of fashion do not always lend themselves so readily as more reasonable modes to the making of a good pictorial pattern.
We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion.
He opened on me after this fashion`How much water did we have in the middle crossing at Hole in the Wall, trip before last?'
As soon as I had got myself mended up after a fashion, I ascended to the hurricane deck in a pretty sour humor.
A week later, I stumbled upon Backus arrayed in the height of fashion in Montgomery Street.
It is a fashion freak; all connected with it are people of fashion.
It is a lovely sheet of water, and is being utilized as a summer resort by the wealth and fashion of the State.
``Yes; but we do not invite people of fashion.
It may be worn at Via Reggio; but that costume, however elegant in itself, has long been out of fashion in Paris.''
Really, I never saw such an infatuation for music; it is quite ridiculous for a young lady of fashion.''
The count is in fashion; I congratulate him upon it.''
The coinage would, in this case, increase the value of the metal coined in proportion to the extent of this small duty, for the same reason that the fashion increases the value of plate in proportion to the price of that fashion.
Barrenness, so frequent among women of fashion, is very rare among those of inferior station.
Necessity makes it usual for almost every man to be so, and custom everywhere regulates fashion.
The people of fashion in Sicily are clothed in silks made in other countries, from the materials which their own produces.
For thou shalt find that they are all but after one sort and fashion: only that the actors were others.
Who is there that could properly describe the rage that filled the heart of our Manchegan when he saw himself dealt with in this fashion?
The trappings of the mare were of the field and jineta fashion, and of mulberry colour and green.
Fortune, however, ordered matters after a fashion very much the opposite of what he contemplated.
Send me some strings of pearls if they are in fashion in that island.
But my mother made no answer, except to thank her, and Peggotty went running on in her own fashion.
Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.
It read in this fashion: THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE IS DISSOLVED.
He picked it up and gazed at it in the peculiar introspective fashion which was characteristic of him.
A few yards off he stopped under a lamp-post and laughed in the hearty, noiseless fashion which was peculiar to him.
He seemed quite enthusiastic and rubbed his hands together in the most genial fashion.
I could not dream of sacrificing it in this offhand fashion.
He was kind to her also in his bluff, boisterous fashion, and on the whole they seemed to be a happy couple.
All right--I'm glad we found it out detective fashion; I wouldn't give shucks for any other way.
I recognized by the oblique feet that it was some extinct creature after the fashion of the Megatherium.
And this time I was not seated properly in the saddle, but sideways and in an unstable fashion.
They were after the fashion of the kingdom, partly resembling the Persian, and partly the Chinese, and are a very grave and decent habit.
"Am I a cannon-ball, Stubb," said Ahab, "that thou wouldst wad me that fashion?
With that, he all of a sudden seemed somehow, in some queer fashion, to swim off into the air.
And besides, when a man is elevated in that odd fashion, he has no proper foundation for his superior altitude.
It was in Queen Anne's time that the bone was in its glory, the farthingale being then all the fashion.

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