Sentences from the dictionary, part 1

Describe to give an account or representation of in words. “Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental”

Abandon, give up give up with the intent of never claiming again. “Abandon your life to God”; “We gave up the drowning victim for dead”

Abound, burst, bristle be in a state of movement or action. “The room abounded with screaming children”

Gag, muzzle tie a gag around someone’s mouth in order to silence them. “The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair”

Offensively, objectionably, obnoxiously in an obnoxious manner. “He said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences”

Damply in a damp manner. “A scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye”

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