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 Meanings and Examples of VELVET
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velvet
 a.  resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
 n.  a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  Then, striking upward, it threw a lustrous fleck on her lips, edged her eyes with velvet shade, and laid a milky whiteness above the black curve of her brows.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
2  The green plaid taffeta, frothing with flounces and each flounce edged in green velvet ribbon, was most becoming, in fact her favorite dress, for it darkened her eyes to emerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
3  Somehow she found that she was sitting on the low velvet chair and Ashley, on the hassock at her feet, was holding both her hands in his, in a hard grip.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
4  If only she were Scarlett O'Hara again, out there on the floor in an apple-green dress with dark-green velvet ribbons dangling from her bosom and tuberoses in her black hair--she'd lead that reel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
5  How pretty and fresh Cathleen had been that day in a swirl of blue organdie with fragrant roses at her sash and little black velvet slippers laced about her small ankles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
6  Rather than argue the matter, Scarlett turned the parlor with its deep velvet rug into a dormitory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
7  She closed the window and leaned her head against the velvet curtains and looked out across the bleak pasture toward the dark cedars of the burying ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  The moss-green velvet curtains felt prickly and soft beneath her cheek and she rubbed her face against them gratefully, like a cat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  She handed the velvet curtain back to Scarlett and a sly smile spread over her face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  But when he thought of Mammy and the look of grim determination she wore as she cut into the velvet curtains, he was cheered a little.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
11  Ever since yesterday afternoon when Mammy had caught her with the velvet curtains, there had been an alert suspicious look in her eyes which Scarlett did not like.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  Young ladies don't dare Yankee sentries to see a prisoner, just for charity's sweet sake, and come all dressed up in velvet and feathers and seal muffs too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  In spite of her pleasure at the welcome, Scarlett felt a slight uneasiness which she tried to conceal, an uneasiness about the appearance of her velvet dress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  It was cut low over the bosom and the skirt was draped back over an enormous bustle and on the bustle was a huge bunch of pink velvet roses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIII
15  Oh, let her have the blue velvet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIX
Example Sentence:
1  I taped the base of the feather onto the velvet.
2  Her skin was as soft as velvet.
3  The fist is still there, but it wears that infamous velvet glove.