Sentence Examples


  • The wood appeared to be cherry, and although it could use a coat of wax, it still had a deep luster.
  • It's just the primary but that's the whole ball of wax 'cause this is pretty much a one party county.
  • She used wax to bind the partially severed ends together, just enough that a cursory glance wouldn't disclose what she'd done.
  • A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.
  • Few or no words were spoken; and the silent ship, as if manned by painted sailors in wax, day after day tore on through all the swift madness and gladness of the demoniac waves.

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