SPRAWL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sprawl
Definition:
v. extend; stretch; spread; sit or lie with the body and limbs spread out awkwardly
Example:
When they were well exhausted, they would run out and sprawl on the dry, hot sand.
Sentence in Classic:
When they were well exhausted, they would run out and sprawl on the dry, hot sand, and lie there and cover themselves up with it, and by and by break for the water again and go through the original performance once more.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Restless, energetic people from the older sections of Georgia and from more distant states were drawn to this town that sprawled itself around the junction of the railroads in its center.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
On the cover sprawled the following title, printed in large capitals: GOD; THE KING; HONOR AND THE LADIES; BY DUCRAY DUMINIL, 1814.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Monstrous tattered clouds sprawled round a forlorn moon; puddles and rocks glistened with inner light.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
In one corner, with his head buried in his arms, a sailor sprawled over a table, and by the tawdrily painted bar that ran across one complete side stood two haggard women, mocking an old man who was brushing the sleeves of his coat with an expression of disgust.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
With one hand she was supporting the fat baby that lay floating and sprawling on its back, while with the other she squeezed the sponge over him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Anabaptist being upon deck bore a hand; when a brutish sailor struck him roughly and laid him sprawling; but with the violence of the blow he himself tumbled head foremost overboard, and stuck upon a piece of the broken mast.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Before he could strike again, however, I got in my right and he was sprawling on his back on the floor.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Sprawling in the foreground of the picture was a swarthy warrior in a helmet, specially conspicuous for his rotund contours.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context