RAINBOW in a Sentence

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 n.  arc of colored light in sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain
Classic Sentence:
1  A deep gulf, she observed, had opened between Dora and me, and Love could only span it with its rainbow.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
2  But while she looked like a butterfly, clinging to a blade of grass, and just about to open its rainbow wings for fresh flight, her heart ached with a horrible despair.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 23
3  Deal table in the middle, plain chairs all round the walls, on one end a large shining map, marked with all the colors of a rainbow.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
4  He loved the red gold of the sunstone, and the moonstone's pearly whiteness, and the broken rainbow of the milky opal.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
5  Her black satin dress, her scarf of rich foreign lace, and her pearl ornaments, pleased me better than the rainbow radiance of the titled dame.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  The front door was slightly ajar and she trotted, breathless, into the hall and paused for a moment under the rainbow prisms of the chandelier.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
7  On the contrary, this fact seemed at first to set off the dead husband in his young wife's eyes, and to be the necessary cloud to the rainbow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
8  Dreams sometimes danced in rainbow colours before her eyes even, but she breathed more freely when they died away, and did not regret them.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  For, d'ye see, rainbows do not visit the clear air; they only irradiate vapour.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
10  Incandescent rainbows shone above it, blue, red, and golden lights played about it; but the stream itself was white, ineffable.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 21
11  Suddenly these two wheeled out from the mass of dancers, dived into one of the pools of the heath, and came out somewhere into an iridescent hollow, arched with rainbows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
12  Shrouded in a thin drooping veil of mist, it hovered for a moment in the rainbowed air; and then fell swamping back into the deep.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
Example Sentence:
1  After a hurricane comes a rainbow.
2  Three things soon pass away; the echo of the woods, the rainbow, and woman's beauty.
3  Blow-off vision of the rain, so that you are left with a brilliant rainbow.
4  Life frustration, is the rainbow after the storm; life is suffering, there is sunshine after rain the sky looks blue.
5  The colours of the spectrum - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet - can be seen in a rainbow.
6  When the sun shines through a light rain, it makes a rainbow.
7  A rainbow is a natural phenomenon.
8  The last component of the rainbow coalition that I want to refer to is feminism.
9  Why are rainbows in an arc shape?