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 Meanings and Examples of LOW
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
low
 a.  not high or tall
 ad.  near the ground, floor, or base
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  They turned in at the gate and passed under the shaded knoll where, enclosed in a low fence, the Frome grave-stones slanted at crazy angles through the snow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  "I suppose it was Ruth and Ned," she said in a low voice, as though he had suddenly touched on something grave.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  Ethan let out his doubts in a low whistle and thrust the bottle back into his pocket.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  The sky, swollen with the clouds that announce a thaw, hung as low as before a summer storm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  The sun was low across the new-plowed fields and the tall woods across the river were looming blackly in silhouette.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  Mammy muttered darkly to herself as she waddled, taking care that her remarks were pitched too low to be understood but loud enough to register her unqualified disapproval.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  The door of her parents' bedroom was slightly ajar and, before she could knock, Ellen's voice, low but stern, came to her ears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  It was not suitable for a barbecue, for it had only tiny puffed sleeves and the neck was low enough for a dancing dress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  And the civilization of which she was a part would have been unbelieving too, for at no time, before or since, had so low a premium been placed on feminine naturalness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Somehow she found that she was sitting on the low velvet chair and Ashley, on the hassock at her feet, was holding both her hands in his, in a hard grip.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Her hand was behind her, still holding the knob, when Honey Wilkes' voice, low pitched, almost in a whisper, came to her through the crack of the opposite door leading into the bedroom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  Let the Yankees adopt such low callings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  Such handsome men, thought Scarlett, with a swell of pride in her heart, as the men called greetings, waved to friends, bent low over the hands of elderly ladies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  It wasn't fair that she must keep her voice low and her eyes cast modestly down, when men, attractive ones, too, came to their booth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  She swept him a low curtsy and a dazzling smile and he bowed, one hand on his frilled bosom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
16  He spoke in a low, strained voice.
17  Prices on the island seem absurdly low to Western tourists.
18  Where passion is high there reason is low.
19  He built the house low and wide.
20  The dollar fell to within a hair's breadth of its all-time low.
21  Women's salaries are low vis-a-vis what men earn for the same work.
22  The low wage had warmed the worker to strike.
23  A low moan of despair escaped her as she realized what had gone wrong.
24  The economic growth dipped to a low point last year.
25  Unemployment can cause feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem.
26  The Leisure Center is a long and low modern building.
27  A heavy car with a low center of gravity will hug the road.
28  Researchers are trying to relate low exam results and/to/with large class sizes.
29  Congress as an institution scores low in public opinion polls.
30  As already mentioned, the legislation does not consider low pay as an acceptable reason for turning down a job.