Sentence Examples


  • She cried out as he turned yet another corner and his fading yellow light receded into darkness.
  • It had finally stopped raining, but the water had not receded yet.
  • The Cretaceous sea gradually receded and the plains of the Rolling Downs formation formed on its floor were covered by the sub-aerial and lacustrine deposits of the Desert Sandstone.
  • He listened to no adverse criticism and receded before no obstacle.
  • No doubt many a smiling valley with its stretching cornfields occupies exactly such a "horrid chasm," from which the waters have receded, though it requires the insight and the far sight of the geologist to convince the unsuspecting inhabitants of this fact.

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