EXPANDING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of expanding
Definition:
a. increasing; something expands, or may be expanded; extending; spreading; enlarging
Example:
The Governor is saying no to money for expanding unemployment benefits, immunization, senior care and more.
Sentence in Classic:
His head had been horribly mutilated by an expanding revolver bullet, but no weapon of any sort was to be found in the room.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
All these eyes, expanding and narrowing, some adapted to light, others to darkness, looked from different angles and edges.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
It was in the early morning stillness, when his muscles were swinging to their familiar task and his lungs expanding with long draughts of mountain air, that Ethan did his clearest thinking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
In all directions expanding in vast irregular circles, and aimlessly swimming hither and thither, by their short thick spoutings, they plainly betrayed their distraction of panic.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Nor when expandingly lifted by your subject, can you fail to trace out great whales in the starry heavens, and boats in pursuit of them; as when long filled with thoughts of war the Eastern nations saw armies locked in battle among the clouds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
They dried their boiled ham and had a feast, and after that they sat by the fire and expanded and glorified their midnight adventure until morning, for there was not a dry spot to sleep on, anywhere around.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context