Sentence Examples


  • He became aware of the subtle movement of air beneath the front door, the cloudlike cloak clenched in his left hand and gritty dirt beneath his right, the trickle of blood down his throat to his gullet.
  • Figures slim, muscular and bony, action impetuous but of arrested energy, tawny landscape, gritty with littering pebbles, mark the athletic hauteur of his style.
  • Sand consists of grains of quartz or flint, the individual particles of which are large enough to be seen with the unaided eye or readily felt as gritty grains when rubbed between the finger and thumb.
  • Isolated gritty fragments of minerals may be felt in the generally fine-grained homogeneous mass.
  • Alpestris, 2 to 3 in., intense blue, is a fine rock plant, preferring shady situations and gritty soil; M.

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