Word usage examples
Evaporite deposits of anhydrite and gypsum were formed in the circum-Atlantic rifting and circum-Tethyan zones, and evoke a picture of coastal deserts such as near the modern Red Sea.
The governor continued to stare out at the parking lot, where a man was flitting from car to car testing doors, and then, as Bookman continued, the governor saw the man open a door and lean in quickly, rifling through a glove compartment, and the governor never said a word to interrupt the state engineer, nor moved a muscle nor an eyelash while the car was ransacked.
In rifling the closet of the ladie, they found a wafer of sacramental bread, having the divels name stamped thereon in steed of JESUS Christ, and a pipe of ointment, wherewith she greased a staffe, upon whish she ambled and gallopped through thicke and thin when and in what manner she listed.
It was a stalemate between The Shadow and half a dozen gangsters, while Marty Lunk and a pair of aids were rifling the strongroom where Hampton Uhler and his servants lay dead!
She remembered the roaring mob of the Palio rifling this amphitheatre of Renaissance palazzos, the rainbow parade of the contrade, the wild horse race: all stopped, all gone!
The favourite weapon of the peasantry, on account of its low price and other good qualities, is the old Enfield rifle bought out of the Government stores, shortened and rebored to get rid of the rifling.
Bellis watched Shekel teaching himself to read, rifling through the sheets on which he had written difficult words, scribbling additions to them as he said their sounds, copying words from the papers around him, from files, from the list of names that Tintinnabulum had left her.
Having just sat down himself after rifling through her rolodex, Agent Turney smiled back at her.
Before she could catch her breath, Anne was already rifling through the laciest, scantiest, sheerest panties the clerk could show her.
At the time Spikeman was rifling his house, and injuriously treating its inmates, the Knight, unsuspicious of harm, was lying in the wigwam of Sassacus, which was distant but a mile or two from his own residence.