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 Meanings and Examples of DAMP
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damp
 a.  humid; moist; slightly wet
Classic Sentence: (147 in 10 pages)
1  The warm damp balminess of spring encompassed her sweetly with the moist smells of new-plowed earth and all the fresh green things pushing up to the air.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  Her face was damp and her body was already wet with sweat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  "Dey wuz sick wid disyere thing," Mammy gestured with her rag to the two naked girls, dripping with water on their damp sheet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  She went through the orchard under the bare boughs and the damp weeds beneath them wet her feet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  The wintry wind swept her damp ankles and she shivered again but her shiver was less from the wind than from the dread his words evoked in her heart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  He took her limp hand and pressed the damp clay into it and closed her fingers about it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  She stood in the doorway watching, the cold draft blowing her skirts about her damp ankles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  There was a close stuffy smell in the room, compounded of the smoking fire, tobacco fumes, leather, damp woolen uniforms and unwashed bodies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She had evidently been standing there for some time, for her head rag was damp and the old shawl clutched tightly about her showed rain spots.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  At least, her dress was whole and new, damp though it was--in fact, the only new dress at the gathering with the exception of Fanny's white-satin wedding gown.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  "Get going," said Grandma, giving her a prod with her cane, and Mrs. Tarleton went toward the kitchen, throwing her hat carelessly on the sideboard and running her hands through her damp red hair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  She took the handkerchief and wiped her damp cheeks, a little relief stealing over her as if she had shifted some of her burden to his broad shoulders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  Mrs. Peniston thought the country lonely and trees damp, and cherished a vague fear of meeting a bull.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
14  Thus to the young Sappho spake the melon-venders; thus the captains to Zenobia; and in the damp cave over gnawed bones the hairy suitor thus protested to the woman advocate of matriarchy.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
15  She had the impression that all the men had coarse voices, large damp hands, tooth-brush mustaches, bald spots, and Masonic watch-charms.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Iron exposed to damp air will rust.
2  Use a damp flannel to clean the skin.
3  A damp wind blew from the west.
4  The whole house was riddled with damp.
5  Give it a sponge with a damp cloth - that will remove the blood stains.
6  The corner of the classroom was damp where the roof had leaked.
7  They all walked barefoot across the damp sand to the water's edge.
8  Keep the seeds in warm, damp conditions to encourage germination.
9  The bunk mattress was hard, the blankets prickly and slightly damp.
10  The survey revealed that the house was damp.
11  Left in the garage where it was damp, the wooden frame had warped.
12  I vividly recall the smell of damp wool and coal gas, which was unlike anything I'd experienced before.
13  Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
14  The report says some masters house their workers in bad conditions - cramped, damp dormitory blocks with poor sanitation.
15  Crucially, after it was uncovered, the landowner placed damp soil over it to protect.