Word usage examples
Zoas wandered, in twos and threes, away from the swamp, toward a distant grove of giant redwood trees, gathering samples of ferns, palmlike cycads, tasting the nuts and fruits of the ginkgos.
Forever young, except for the fine cracks beginning to show on her skin and the odd yellowish tone she was acquiring, the result, his Zia Eleyna had once told him, of Sario Grijalva using inferior paints to create her.
Maida and Zia, the neighborhood tomboys who claimed to live in the branches of the old elm tree behind the house.
Juss and Brandoch Daha cross the Zia Pass: fight with the mantichore: ascent of Koshtra Pivrarcha, entrance into Koshtra Belorn, and entertainment by Queen Sophonisba: Juss's vision of Goldry bound on Zora: the Queen's furtherance of their designs: the hippogriff hatched beside the Lake of Ravary: the fatal folly of Mivarsh: Juss in despite of the Queen's admonitions assays Zora Rach on foot and comes within a little of losing his life.
Zia Violet era stata una tiranna, contorta e morbosa, ma era sempre più evidente che aveva ragione a proposito del pericolo di avere a che fare con gli altri.
E se era riuscita a difendersi da Streck, forse sarebbe riuscita a raccogliere il coraggio necessario per sfidare la sua defunta zia.
With averill and Tina, and especially with Zia, she’d been able to relax and act silly occasionally, like a normal person.
It was only logical that Zia spend more and more time with averill and Tina, until finally they all realized they had to get some more papers forged, showing the couple as Zia’s parents.
By the time Zia was four, averill and Tina were Daddy and Mom to her, and Lily was aunt Lil.
Tina had been a friendly person, averill more aloof, but to Zia there’d been no such thing as a stranger.