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casting
 n.  choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  More's the pity none of you have such hands, he added, casting fond but reproving glances at his girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  "Oh, but Mama Fontaine," cried her daughter-in-law, casting imploring glances at the two girls, urging them to help her smooth the old lady's feathers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  "Mr. Hilton has been so kind about staying with us through these difficult times," said Mrs. Calvert nervously, casting quick glances at her silent stepdaughter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  While the men floated on the lake, casting for black bass, the women prepared lunch and yawned.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  The phantoms, for so they then seemed, were flitting on the other side of the deck, and, with a noiseless celerity, were casting loose the tackles and bands of the boat which swung there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
6  Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
7  The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
8  Only Beaudelet remained behind, tinkering at his boat, and Mariequita walked away with her basket of shrimps, casting a look of childish ill humor and reproach at Robert from the corner of her eye.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
9  That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIX
10  Instinct had prompted her to put away her husband's bounty in casting off her allegiance.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
11  Jurgis's friend worked upstairs in the casting rooms, and his task was to make the molds of a certain part.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
12  The crowded mirror of the Horican was gone; and, in its place, the green and angry waters lashed the shores, as if indignantly casting back its impurities to the polluted strand.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
13  Magua paused, and for an anxious moment, it might be said, he doubted; then, casting his eyes on Cora, with an expression in which ferocity and admiration were strangely mingled, his purpose became fixed forever.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
14  David nodded, as much to signify his acquiescence with the terms; and then Hawkeye, casting another observant glance over his followers made the signal to proceed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
15  The Huron chief, after casting the weapons he had wrested from his companions over the rock, drew his knife, and turned to his captive, with a look in which conflicting passions fiercely contended.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
Example Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
1  The chairperson has the casting / deciding vote.
2  Fashion editors are always casting around for words to describe colours.
3  Any true lover casting a pin into the fountain and gazing into it will see his or her future partner.
4  The people rose, casting off the chains of unjust rule.
5  The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision.
6  Services include mold aluminum casting, heat treating, machining.
7  There was even a baby born in a polling station to an expectant mother determined that nothing would stop her from casting a ballot.
8  He claimed to be able to cast out demons.
9  He has cast up his supper again.
10  Ne'er cast a clout till May be out.
11  It is too late to cast anchor when the ship is on the rock.
12  Some journalists have cast doubt on the authenticity of the official version of events.
13  Don't cast out the foul water till you bring in the clean.
14  Never cast dirt into that fountain of which thou hast sometime durnk.
15  Though you cast out nature with a fork, it will still return.