Sentence Examples

  • The rubber was smeared with amalgam.
  • She brushed away a tear, leaving a streak of smeared rouge and mascara.
  • The joints are packed or caulked with tow, smeared with a mixture of white and red lead.
  • Formerly the fakirs were always nude and smeared with ashes; but now they are compelled to wear some pretence of clothing.
  • It has been held that animal sacrifice is the primitive form and that the decay of totemism or lack of domestic animals has brought about the substitution of a human victim; but it has also been urged that in many cases animal victims are treated like human beings and must consequently have replaced them, that human beings are smeared with the blood of sacrifice, and must therefore have themselves been sacrificed before a milder regime allowed an animal to replace them.

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