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 Meanings and Examples of DART
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dart
 v.  move suddenly and rapidly
Classic Sentence: (195 in 14 pages)
1  Then, with a sudden dart of irony, he wondered if, when their turn came, the same epitaph would be written over him and Zeena.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  The cat had jumped from Zeena's chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  Through the obscurity which hid their faces their thoughts seemed to dart at each other like serpents shooting venom.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  She went down the stairs backwards, feeling a sickening dart of pain in her ribs as she landed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
5  Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  To insure the greatest efficiency in the dart, the harpooneers of this world must start to their feet from out of idleness, and not from out of toil.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 62. The Dart.
7  The only thing they feared, was, that from being already so nigh to his mark, he would be enabled to dart his iron before they could completely overtake and pass him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
8  It was an admirable artistic exploit, rarely achieved by the best harpooneers of the present day; inasmuch as this Leviathan was slain at the very first dart.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
9  Again and again to such gamesome talk, the dexterous dart is repeated, the spear returning to its master like a greyhound held in skilful leash.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
10  He was on Ashland Avenue before exhaustion compelled him to slow down, and then, noticing a car, he made a dart for it and drew himself aboard.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
11  At times I would rise up, a flash of energetic freedom would dart through my soul, accompanied with a faint beam of hope, that flickered for a moment, and then vanished.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  It seemed to her that if she touched that doll, lightning would dart from it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
13  Javert, by taking too much thought as to how he should set the bloodhounds of the pack on the trail, alarmed the beast by giving him wind of the dart, and so made him run.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
14  He had fled, discharging at them a sobriquet, like a Parthian dart.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE SOBRIQUET: MODE OF FORMATION OF FAMILY NAME...
15  One halted at the window, long enough to dart in a glance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
Example Sentence:
1  Your eyes take them in, then dart away to something else.
2  The spear-like wooden dart was found in 2007, but the University of Colorado didn't announce it until Tuesday.
3  Memories of her rise like butterflies from a bush, all darting, elate, and light.
4  His face was wan and his expression distracted, his eyes darting from face to face.
5  I thought the swift darting beam was a herald of some coming vision from another world.
6  But then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a vision from another world.
7  A dog darted across the road in front of me.
8  Jill darted forward and pulled him away from the fire.
9  The soldier darted a dagger at his enemy.
10  Her hand darted out, fastening over Lawanda's emaciated wrist like a clamp.
11  They separated into three hostile tribes, and darted upon each other from ambush with dreadful war-whoops, and killed each other by thousands.