MURKY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of murky
Definition:
a. dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague
Example:
The murky depths of the swamp were so dark that one couldn't tell the vines and branches from the snakes.
Sentence in Classic:
The lamps were still burning redly in the murky air and, across the river, the palace of the Four Courts stood out menacingly against the heavy sky.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Spirits whispered in the rustling leaves, ghosts lurked in the murky nooks, the deep baying of a hound floated up out of the distance, an owl answered with his sepulchral note.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Still, the long, long night seemed heavy and hopeless as ever, and no promise of day was in the murky sky.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
A mist hung over the river, deepening the red glare of the fires that burnt upon the small craft moored off the different wharfs, and rendering darker and more indistinct the murky buildings on the banks.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The hours dragged by and the black shadow of calamity brooded over the town, obscuring the hot sun until people looked up startled into the sky as if incredulous that it was clear and blue instead of murky and heavy with scudding clouds.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It needs scarcely to be told, with what feelings, on the eve of a Nantucket voyage, I regarded those marble tablets, and by the murky light of that darkened, doleful day read the fate of the whalemen who had gone before me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
In murky fires I will follow far away, and when chill death hath severed body from soul, my ghost will haunt thee in every region.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
The murky, lowering sky, which had depressed her a few hours before, seemed bracing and invigorating as she splashed through the streets on her way home.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context