Sentence Examples

  • He tried to move laterally, away to his right, but the gnarled branches of a now-dead bush blocked his path.
  • Shipton had used a gnarled cedar, years dead, as an anchor for his line.
  • It was already the beginning of June when on his return journey he drove into the birch forest where the gnarled old oak had made so strange and memorable an impression on him.
  • Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence now.
  • A structure akin to cleavage, often exemplified by slates especially when they have been somewhat contorted or gnarled, is the Ausweichungsclivage of Albert Heim.