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 Meanings and Examples of JAGGED
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jagged
 a.  unevenly cut; having the texture of something so cut; having a rough quality
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The tune changed; snapped; broke; jagged.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
2  Now the jagged leaf at the corner suggested, by its contours, Europe.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
3  A jagged stone was lying among the moss, and this also he carefully examined and retained.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4  "It is a wonderful place, the moor," said he, looking round over the undulating downs, long green rollers, with crests of jagged granite foaming up into fantastic surges.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
5  The moon was low upon the right, and the jagged pinnacle of a granite tor stood up against the lower curve of its silver disc.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
6  On its jagged face was spread-eagled some dark, irregular object.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
7  It began with a thin scratch and ended in a jagged hole.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
8  He sat listening to the words and following the ways of adventure that lay open in the coals, arches and vaults and winding galleries and jagged caverns.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
9  He was conscious of failure and of detection, of the squalor of his own mind and home, and felt against his neck the raw edge of his turned and jagged collar.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
10  Had it not been for the red jagged tear in the neck and the clotted black pool that was slowly widening on the table, one would have said that the man was simply asleep.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
11  Time seemed to him to be crawling with feet of lead, while he by monstrous winds was being swept towards the jagged edge of some black cleft of precipice.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
12  Over the low roofs and jagged chimney-stacks of the houses rose the black masts of ships.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
13  She noted that his nails were jagged and ill-shaped from his habit of cutting them with a pocket-knife and despising a nail-file as effeminate and urban.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  Across the track was a pasture of dwarf clover and sparse lawn cut by earthy cow-paths; beyond its placid narrow green, the rough immensity of new stubble, jagged with wheat-stacks like huge pineapples.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
15  They stopped, leaning over a jagged fence made of sea-drift, to ask for water.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
Example Sentence:
1  The missile had torn a jagged hole in the side of the ship.
2  Tall jagged rocks jutted out over the beach.
3  The stark jagged rocks were silhouetted against the sky.
4  "Especially him," a Mask shouted, pointing at a man with a jagged red line on his chest.