Sentence Examples

  • Martha smiled shyly, smoothing her red skirt.
  • He was almost done when the burst of coolness awoke her, and she looked down to see him smoothing the skin around her faded wound.
  • Edith looked up, rubbed a sleeve across her eyes to dry them, then brushed her hands down the white dress, smoothing the fabric against her legs.
  • Such advice could not be grateful to the philosophers themselves - then a definite professional class, not unlike the "spiritual directors" of a later Rome, who earned their bread by smoothing away the doubts of the scrupulous on all matters intellectual and moral.
  • Wheels of fine sandstone fed with water are used for making slighter cuts and for smoothing the rough surface left by the iron wheels.

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