LIMBER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LIMBER
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limber
 a.  capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily
Classic Sentence:
1  We're mighty limber when a hard wind's blowing, because we know it pays to be limber.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless yeast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3  It was of a conical shape, some ten feet high; consisting of the long, huge slabs of limber black bone taken from the middle and highest part of the jaws of the right-whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
4  Now this was written at a time when the black limber bone of the Greenland or Right whale was largely used in ladies' bodices.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
5  He pointed to the French guns, the limbers of which were being detached and hurriedly removed.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
6  Behind the guns were their limbers and still farther back picket ropes and artillerymen's bonfires.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVI
7  "Yes, yes," muttered Bagration as if considering something, and he rode past the limbers to the farthest cannon.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVII
8  Among the limbers lay several dead men.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  Hours of ballet classes kept him limber.
2  You should limber up your wits before the test.
3  It's Children's Day today; already they're limbering up to show off the dances that make this event such a spectacle.
4  The players were limbering up for the game.