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daub
 v.  smear as with paint; apply with quick or crude strokes to surface; make crude paintings
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  As he had ceased to intercept Marius' visual ray, Marius could examine this thing, and in the daub, he actually did recognize a battle, a background of smoke, and a man carrying another man.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
2  An artist friend fitted her out with his castoff palettes, brushes, and colors, and she daubed away, producing pastoral and marine views such as were never seen on land or sea.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
3  But before this, they had daubed my face and both my hands with a sort of ointment, very pleasant to the smell, which, in a few minutes, removed all the smart of their arrows.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
4  The projector of this cell was the most ancient student of the academy; his face and beard were of a pale yellow; his hands and clothes daubed over with filth.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
5  The squatty log chicken house was clay daubed against rats, weasels and clean with whitewash, and so was the log stable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
6  She seized the rouge sponge, daubed her cheeks, scratched at her lips with the vermilion pencil until they stung, tore open her collar.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  And the audience turning saw the flaming windows, each daubed with golden sun; and murmured: "Home, gentlemen; sweet."
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
8  This paste in the tin is no doubt the luminous mixture with which the creature was daubed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
9  He waited until the sky was daubed with black, before he showed himself.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—BABET, GUEULEMER, CLAQUESOUS, AND MONTPARNASS...
10  The wall, which was daubed with an ochre yellow wash, was scaling off in large flakes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—THE LOWER CHAMBER
11  However, he was not to be discouraged; he daubed his face over brown and black; pulled his cap over his ears, and knocked at the door.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SWINEHERD
12  The elder woman grew pale beneath the coarse powder that daubed her cheeks, and her dry lips twitched with a spasm of pain.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
13  Now he suddenly saw those badly daubed pictures in clear daylight and without a glass.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIV
14  "I think I may aspire to that honor," said Danglars with a smile, which reminded Monte Cristo of the sickly moons which bad artists are so fond of daubing into their pictures of ruins.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects.
15  When the frog was got in, it hopped at once half the length of the boat, and then over my head, backward and forward, daubing my face and clothes with its odious slime.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
Example Sentence:
1  From the way you daub your paint on the canvas, I could tell you knew nothing of oils.
2  He daubed paint on the wall.
3  The make-up woman daubed mock blood on Jeremy.
4  He daubed some red paint on.