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 Meanings and Examples of SKULL
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skull
 n.  bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  There was a skull on the desk and a strange solemn smell in the room like the old leather of chairs.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  His heart was beating fast on account of the solemn place he was in and the silence of the room: and he looked at the skull and at the rector's kind-looking face.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  The rector held his hand across the side of the desk where the skull was and Stephen, placing his hand in it for a moment, felt a cool moist palm.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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4  A skull appeared suspended in the gloom of the doorway.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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5  His brain was simmering and bubbling within the cracking tenement of the skull.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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6  The priest's face was in total shadow, but the waning daylight from behind him touched the deeply grooved temples and the curves of the skull.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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7  Stephen looked coldly on the oblong skull beneath him overgrown with tangled twine-coloured hair.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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8  The oblong skull beneath did not turn to meet this shaft of thought and yet the shaft came back to its bowstring; for he saw in a moment the student's whey-pale face.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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9  The long slender flattened skull beneath the long pointed cap brought before Stephen's mind the image of a hooded reptile.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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10  The wounds of the face was superficial; the real injury was a depressed fracture of the skull, extending right up through the motor area.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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11  Great big fat ones with steel and sapphire on their wings; and big moths, in the night, with skull and cross-bones on their backs.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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12  The man stared fixedly at the polished skull which directed the affairs of Crosbie & Alleyne, gauging its fragility.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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13  The moon hung low in the sky like a yellow skull.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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14  She picked up a large split-oak basket and started down the back stairs, each step jouncing her head until her spine seemed to be trying to crash through the top of her skull.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  And ever so often one Indian would go back to her and sink his tommyhawk into her skull again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  The skull supports the structures of the face and protects the head against injury.
2  When I licked the sponge holes on the base of her anterior skull plate, it was the translator hanging on her chest that said, "Stop that tickles".
3  He received a depressed skull fracture and a brain laceration from the collision.
4  This is an aluminum skull and crossbones sign with a small hole in each corner to help hang in the location of your choice.
5  Full belies make empty skulls.