DAUB's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of daub
Definition:
v. smear as with paint; apply with quick or crude strokes to surface; make crude paintings
Example:
From the way you daub your paint on the canvas, I could tell you knew nothing of oils.
Sentence in Classic:
Marius could make nothing out of it, as Jondrette stood between the picture and him; he only saw a coarse daub, and a sort of principal personage colored with the harsh crudity of foreign canvasses and screen paintings.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
On the inside of the door the figures 52 had been traced with a couple of strokes of a brush dipped in ink, and above the scantling the same hand had daubed the number 50, so that one hesitated.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He had the mien of the chief of the eunuchs in the slave mart, discovering a Venus among the blowsy females, and the air of an amateur recognizing a Raphael in a heap of daubs.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context