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 Wordssurreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
contaminate - pollute
canto - division of a long poem
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ