PALM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PALM
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palm
 n.  inner surface of the hand between bases of fingers and wrist; tropical evergreen trees of the family Palmae
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  Without replying he gathered the pieces of glass into his broad palm and walked out of the kitchen to the passage.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  The sorrel, turning the same big ringed eye on him, nuzzled the palm of his hand in the same way; and one by one all the days between rose up and stood before him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  And now it was as though he felt rather than heard the twittering; it seemed to be under his palm, which rested on something soft and springy.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  Her hand, with palm clammy with perspiration, slid into his.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  It came off with difficulty and for a brief instant was clutched tightly in the small palm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  Don't try to palm off that twaddle about the Cause to me.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  I was crying because I'm so happy, and suddenly she opened her clenched palm and pressed some object that was in it to her lips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  She did not even squeeze the hand that Melanie had inserted into her palm for comfort.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  The two girls looked an invitation to join them, but he went onto the front porch and, seating himself on the top step, dropped his head on his cupped palm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
10  "Don't giggle," he said, and taking her hand, he turned it over and pressed his lips into the palm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  He laughed again and held the palm of her hand against his hard cheek.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
12  He kissed her palm again, and again the skin on the back of her neck crawled excitingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  There it lay in this stranger's calloused dirty palm and soon it would find its way North and onto the finger of some Yankee woman who would be proud to wear stolen things.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  Something of her exasperated weariness seemed to penetrate his mind, calling it back from its wanderings, for he raised her hands with tenderness and, turning them palm up, looked at the calluses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
15  "These are the most beautiful hands I know," he said and kissed each palm lightly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  A bird settled on his palm.
2  He held the bird gently in the palm of his hand.
3  Know something like the palm of one's hand.
4  Hold infinity in the palm of your hand.
5  He held the mouse in the palm of his hand.
6  She studied the object in the palm of her hand.
7  Singapore has many native species of palm.
8  He shouldn't palm such stuff on you.
9  I looked into a certain corner near, half-expecting to see the slim outline of a once dreaded switch which used to lurk there, waiting to leap out imp-like and lace my quivering palm or shrinking neck.
10  That allows people to download films from the internet and watch them whenever they want on a screen which fits into the palm of their hand.
11  The coconut palm is a plant of many uses, as seen in this photograph from West Central Mexico.
12  The farmer did not wish to sell his fine colt, but when the horse dealer tickled his palm with a few hundred dollars, he consented.
13  After the storm the beach was littered with the leaves of palm trees. I can even see a frond in front of our door.
14  The village of Meliandou sits deep within the Guinean forest region, surrounded by towering reeds and oil palm cultivations.
15  His palms were excoriated by the hard labor of shoveling.