LEANNESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of leanness
Definition:
n. quality of being lean (carrying no excess)
Example:
With that leanness, the new company is expected to invest in sprucing up its healthful image.
Sentence in Classic:
A figure was crouching before the large grate and by its leanness and greyness he knew that it was the dean of studies lighting the fire.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
It would be nice to lie on the hearthrug before the fire, leaning his head upon his hands, and think on those sentences.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Their cries reached me weakened and indistinct and, leaning my forehead against the cool glass, I looked over at the dark house where she lived.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
In height he was rather over six feet, and so excessively lean that he seemed to be considerably taller.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Holmes stuck his feet up on the corner of the mantelpiece and, leaning back with his hands in his pockets, began talking, rather to himself, as it seemed, than to us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Leaning on the table, he rapidly turned over the leaves of this volume until he came to the entry which he sought.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He leaned his back up against a tree, and stretched his legs out till one of them most touched one of mine.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
It had a crazy board fence around it, which leaned inward in places, and outward the rest of the time, but stood upright nowhere.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context