1 The root was black, while the flower was as white as milk; the gods call it Moly, and mortal men cannot uproot it, but the gods can do whatever they like.
2 He shall uproot Argos and Agamemnonian Mycenae, and the Aeacid's own heir, the seed of Achilles mighty in arms, avenging his ancestors in Troy and Minerva's polluted temple.
3 One day he saw some country people busily engaged in pulling up nettles; he examined the plants, which were uprooted and already dried, and said: "They are dead."
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4 In the middle of the grass one observes an uprooted tree-bole which lies there all verdant.
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5 Destiny suddenly united and wedded with its irresistible power these two uprooted existences, differing in age, alike in sorrow.
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6 He felt that he had been uprooted.
7 Not even Ashley could have filled the empty spaces in her heart where Tara had been uprooted.
8 They have broken our health, uprooted our lives and unsettled our habits.
9 Of all the strange, uprooted people among the first settlers, those two men were the strangest and the most aloof.
10 Dantes redoubled his efforts; he seemed like one of the ancient Titans, who uprooted the mountains to hurl against the father of the gods.
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11 They were rolling up the lake and uprooting the bulrushes.