LASHED in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LASHED
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
lash
 n.  any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid
lashing
 n.  rope that is used for fastening something to something else
 a.  violently urging on by whipping or flogging
Example Sentence:
1  The racer lashed the horse across the back with a whip.
2  Riot police fired in the air and lashed out with clubs to disperse hundreds of demonstrators.
3  The cleverly designed speech lashed the audience into a frenzy.
4  The author lashed out against chauvinism.
5  I was only teasing him and suddenly he lashed out and hit me in the face.
6  The wounded soldier lashed around in great pain.
7  Democrats lashed Republican plans, calling them extreme.
8  In this country, religious leaders have repeatedly lashed out against movies, music, and television shows which they call immoral and worthless.
9  Hurricane Katrina, which lashed the gulf coast of America in late August was the costliest natural disaster in US history.
10  Never walk behind a horse in case it lashes out.
11  There were plenty of things to question, but I never batted a lash at that.
12  The alligators lash their tails in the water.
13  It has eight lashing arms and two slashing tentacles growing straight out of its head and it's got serrated suckers that can latch on to the slimiest of prey and it's got a parrot beak that can rip flesh.
14  Serve by cutting the scones in half and spreading with jam and lashings of clotted cream.
Classic Sentence: (113 in 8 pages)
1  She was hatless and white faced and her long gray hair streamed down her back as she lashed the horse like a Fury.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  Maddened by terror, she lashed the horse again and again and it struck a gait that made the buggy rock and sway.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
3  They speculated as to how flats could be lashed together to form a wall; they hung crocus-yellow curtains at the windows; they blacked the sheet-iron stove; they put on aprons and swept.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  At all times except when whales were alongside, this bench was securely lashed athwartships against the rear of the Try-works.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
5  Even the cabin table itself had been knocked into kindling-wood; and the cabin mess dined off the broad head of an oil-butt, lashed down to the floor for a centrepiece.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 115. The Pequod Meets The Bachelor.
6  The drivers stood up and lashed their horses.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
7  He could not sleep again; there was the same maddening procession of thoughts that lashed him like whips upon his naked back.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  The crowded mirror of the Horican was gone; and, in its place, the green and angry waters lashed the shores, as if indignantly casting back its impurities to the polluted strand.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
9  Around him he could hear the grumble of jolted cannon as the scurrying horses were lashed toward the front.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
10  And, with the word, both jumped in, and Phineas lashed the horses to a run, the horseman keeping close beside them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  The men fired again and again, and, when the animals got to close quarters, lashed out with their sticks and their heavy boots.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
12  It was cow language presumably, for the parti-coloured cow, who had thrust her head in at the door lowered her horns, lashed her tail and ambled off.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
13  The driver wanted no directions, but lashed his horse into full speed, without the delay of an instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  The drops which lashed her face were not scorpions, but prosy rain; Egdon in the mass was no monster whatever, but impersonal open ground.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
15  The instant that we heard it, Holmes sprang from the bed, struck a match, and lashed furiously with his cane at the bell-pull.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND