KNEAD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of KNEAD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  press something, firmly and repeatedly with the hands
 v.  manually manipulate body, usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
Classic Sentence:
1  Then I kneaded the wax in my strong hands till it became soft, which it soon did between the kneading and the rays of the sun-god son of Hyperion.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
2  In a moment he had so kneaded together the social dough that the drawing room became very lively, and there was a merry buzz of voices.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 9
3  As soon as the wax had softened to the plasticity of dough she kneaded the pieces together.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
4  It was long before the clouds had discharged their burden, and, meanwhile, the dust on the road became kneaded into mire, and the horses' task of pulling the britchka heavier and heavier.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
5  That pigmy kneaded out of common earth, ignorant, unlettered, giddy, vulgar, low.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  The smile is faint, the light cloud, knead in sadness.
2  Lightly knead the mixture on a floured surface.
3  She gently kneaded the muscles in his back.
4  She kneaded the dough and left it to rise.