PREEN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of preen
Definition:
v. make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction
Example:
With each new crisis, the capitalists, "blinded by greed," will always be blamed, as noble altruists such as Hillary Clinton and John McCain preen about how they just want to help the little guy.
Sentence in Classic:
He gave her the box with a slightly sardonic smile and watched her while she put it on again and preened herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Then lightly preening and folding its wings, it disappeared round a corner with a clumsy wag of its tail.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Scarlett knew these hurried preenings were being made with an eye toward meeting his wife with the appearance of a gentleman who had ridden sedately home from a call on a neighbor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context