ARMS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ARMS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
arms
 n.  (plural) weapons
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Their arms had slipped apart and they stood motionless, each seeking to distinguish the other's face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  Then she recrossed the floor and lifted two of the geranium pots in her arms, moving them away from the cold window.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  For a while she sat motionless, as if reflecting, her arms stretched along the arms of her chair, her eyes fixed on vacancy.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  She seemed to melt against him in her terror, and he caught her in his arms, held her fast there, felt her lashes beat his cheek like netted butterflies.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
5  He saw her quick lids beating back the tears, and longed to take her in his arms and soothe her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
6  Mattie suddenly drew her arms out of the steaming water.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
7  He took her in his arms, pressing her close, and with a trembling hand smoothed away the hair from her forehead.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
8  Then she snatched her hands from his, threw her arms about his neck, and pressed a sudden drenched cheek against his face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
9  She waited while he seated himself with crossed legs in the front of the sled; then she crouched quickly down at his back and clasped her arms about him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
10  As they flew toward the tree Mattie pressed her arms tighter, and her blood seemed to be in his veins.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
11  In the beginning, the Troop had been recruited exclusively from the sons of planters, a gentleman's outfit, each man supplying his own horse, arms, equipment, uniform and body servant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  As soon as she was beneath the gnarled arms of the cedars, she knew she was safe from observation from the house and she slowed her swift pace.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  And her heart went up to God in sincere thankfulness that a pathway for her feet had been opened--out of her misery and straight to the arms of Ashley.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  Such a glowing morning usually called Scarlett to the window, to lean arms on the broad sill and drink in the scents and sounds of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  After all she was not ashamed of her neck and arms and bosom, even if it was not correct to show them in the morning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (209 in 14 pages)
16  She opened her arms wide in an expansive gesture of welcome.
17  My arms are wide open for you this New Year.
18  The Ministry of Defence has the power of veto over all British arms exports.
19  They captured more than ten thousand prisoners and large quantities of arms in that campaign.
20  Policemen on special duties may carry arms.
21  Civil servants and ministers were accused of conniving with the company in the supply of arms to Sierra Leone.
22  The invaders cut off their prisoners' arms and legs and threw their mutilated bodies into the ditch.
23  A tall, thin man was waving his arms in an effort to direct the movements of a large removal van.
24  For years I had been searching,For that perfect fantasy, But, I find it in my arms, right now,You are all to me.
25  The firm openly traded in arms.
26  The speaker gesticulated by raising his arms, pounding the desk, and stamping his foot.
27  You stepped out of my dreams andsintosmy arms.
28  A huge arms cache was discovered by police.
29  The boy had received horrific injuries in the attack, including lacerations to both arms.
30  Reduction in income tax will be welcomed with open arms.