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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.

More Vocab Words

::: asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: innocuous - harmless
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat