GNARL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GNARL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
gnarl
 v.  make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
 n.  something twisted and tight and swollen
Classic Sentence:
1  My caress provoked a long, guttural gnarl.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  As soon as she was beneath the gnarled arms of the cedars, she knew she was safe from observation from the house and she slowed her swift pace.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  Scarlett thought of the kind, gnarled hands of Mammy worn rough in Ellen's service and hers and Wade's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  She looked at Archie's gnarled old hands, his two pistols and his knife, and fear pricked her again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
5  Archie held the lamp low over the bed to give light and one of his gnarled fingers was on Ashley's wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
6  Suddenly she wanted Mammy desperately, as she had wanted her when she was a little girl, wanted the broad bosom on which to lay her head, the gnarled black hand on her hair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
7  The coachman, a hard-faced, gnarled little fellow, saluted Sir Henry Baskerville, and in a few minutes we were flying swiftly down the broad, white road.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
8  Our wagonette had topped a rise and in front of us rose the huge expanse of the moor, mottled with gnarled and craggy cairns and tors.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
9  It was already the beginning of June when on his return journey he drove into the birch forest where the gnarled old oak had made so strange and memorable an impression on him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
10  Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence now.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
11  Ben Weatherstaff put his gnarled hand up and passed it over his eyes and over his forehead and then he did answer in a queer shaky voice.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  He must be awfully old, for his face is all gnarled and twisted like the bark of a tree.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  Great dismantled trunks of pines tower above the green cottonfields, cracking their naked gnarled fingers toward the border of living forest beyond.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  The gnarled oak tree had been a landmark for years and was mentioned in several deeds.