Word usage examples
Whatever the figure may be, the course pursued is often interrupted by zigzags, small triangles, loops, or ellipses.
In several other cases, for instance, when a leaf after describing during the day one or more fairly regular ellipses, zigzags much in the evening, it appears as if energy was being expended, so that the great evening rise or fall might coincide with the period of the day proper for this movement.
The line dividing these two great classes zigzags its way through the religious community, sometimes following denominational layers and cleavages, sometimes going, like a geological fracture, through many different strata.
The smoke crawled up into the old-denim sky like the wipings of heavily oiled fingers.
The smoke crawled up into the old denim sky like the wipings of heavily oiled fingers.
When Joe’s turn came, he followed the landing officer’s wigwags as if he’d turned into a robot.
Breathing easier, Benny wigwags his wings to signal Commence photography.
Curly was, in fact, the very opposite of hirsute, his condition exacerbated by daily shavings and waxings that gave his head the appearance of an overripe melon.
They'd stuffed their boots upside down into their jeans and stuffed their shirts and jackets after along with their warbags of shaving gear and ammunition and they belted the jeans shut at the waist and tied the legs loosely about their necks and dressed only in their hats they led the horses out onto the gravel spit and loosed the girthstraps and mounted and put the horses into the water with their naked heels.
Soothed again, but only soothed to deeper gloom, Ahab, who had sterned off from the whale, sat intently watching his final wanings from the now tranquil boat.