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Word: swathe

Definition: swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages


Sentences Containing 'swathe'

Divorced from her playwright husband Pierre Frendaie in 1936 and an independent spirit, she cut a swathe through literary France between the wars, counting among her lovers such literary giants as Jean Giraudoux, Saint-John Perse, Pierre Roland-Levy and others including ambassadors, government ministers and the feminist, Yvonne Dornes.
Each of these further subdivides extensively to irrigate a large swathe of the Malwa region of Punjab.
The vast swathe of "sky" which makes up the bulk of the picture intensifies the feeling of the dog's isolation and the hopelessness of its situation.

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