RIPPLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RIPPLE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 v.  form or display little undulations or waves on the surface, as disturbed water does
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Fans stopped in mid-swish and a ripple of excited murmuring ran through the hall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  A startled ripple went over the crowd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
3  One packed rush was made to the side, and every eye counted every ripple, as moment followed moment, and no sign of either the sinker or the diver could be seen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
4  She could hear again the ripple of the water, the flapping sail.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIX
5  How tempting, how very tempting, to let the view triumph; to reflect its ripple; to let their own minds ripple; to let outlines elongate and pitch over--so--with a sudden jerk.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
6  Today, for example, its surface was broken by a very unexpected ripple, which has caused our friend considerable perplexity and annoyance.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
7  From the edge of the sea came a ripple and whisper.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
8  There was a ripple of mirth, which the court checked.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  The call went echoing down the empty aisles and died out in the distance in a faint sound that resembled a ripple of mocking laughter.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
10  She stirred the fire, so that a ripple of light broke from the disturbed coal: the glare, however, as she sat, only threw her face into deeper shadow: mine, it illumined.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  The exhilarating ripple of her voice was a wild tonic in the rain.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
12  Now I couldn't see the ripple or the snag either.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
13  The muscles of his big body rippled against his well-tailored clothes, as he got in beside her, and, as always, the sense of his great physical power struck her like a blow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  More than half a mile was passed, before the rill rippled close around the base of an extensive and dry rock.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
15  The poor bleeding heart was still, at last, and the river rippled and dimpled just as brightly as if it had not closed above it.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  Her visit caused no more than a ripple of interest.
2  His resignation will have a ripple effect on the whole department.
3  Delayed flights have a ripple effect.
4  It's part of a long-term ripple effect caused by the decline in auto manufacturing jobs.
5  The titter that rippled around the room appeared to abash the boy, but in reality that result was caused rather more by his worshipful awe of his unknown idol and the dread pleasure that lay in his high good fortune.
6  A breeze rippled the surface of the pond.
7  The grass would be only rustling in the wind, and the pool rippling to the waving of the reed.
8  I quietly walked away,I gently rippling heart will become calm.
9  The stone she threw caused ripples to spread across the lake.
10  There were ripples on the pool as the wind grew stronger.
11  The decision caused ripples of concern among the parents.
12  A network of ripples quivered momentarily across the surface of the still pool.
13  Gravitational waves are the elusive ripples in spacetime that are theorized to pervade the entire Universe.