WRIST in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WRIST
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
wrist
 n.  joint between the hand and the forearm
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  She held the light at the same level, and it drew out with the same distinctness her slim young throat and the brown wrist no bigger than a child's.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  His lips traveled to her wrist and she knew he must feel the leap of her pulse as her heart quickened and she tried to draw back her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  At last, Melanie put a hot hand on her wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  She grabbed his arm and felt her tears of fright splash down her wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  She was lying back in the chair, her bonnet off, Rhett was slapping her wrist, his black eyes searching her face anxiously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Whether or not she hit him, she never knew, but the next minute the pistol was wrenched from her hand by a grasp that almost broke her wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
7  Archie held the lamp low over the bed to give light and one of his gnarled fingers was on Ashley's wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
8  He was on his feet and had her by the wrist and there was a hard, driving fear in his face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
9  His voice was cool but the hand he put on her wrist hurt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
10  He stared at her and dropped her wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
11  She pinched her wrist, as though she were a noisy child in church, and when she was decent and cramped again, she listened.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
13  Her father put his hand on her hair, but she caught his wrist and lifted it carefully away, talking to him rapidly.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
14  She touched his hand as she scanned the red cicatrice on the inside of his white wrist.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
15  The chief extended his arm and taking the other by the wrist, they once more exchanged friendly salutations.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
Example Sentence:
1  Your angel, your love with the wrist, touch every injured child.
2  The doctor felt her pulse on her wrist.
3  Masters shot a hand across the table and gripped his wrist.
4  Her hand darted out, fastening over Lawanda's emaciated wrist like a clamp.
5  I played volleyball for so many hours that my wrist was bruised four days later.
6  Her wrists chafed where the rope had been.
7  Paul was put into the cell,his wrists were finally freed from handcuffs.
8  She tried to kill herself by slashing her wrists.
9  The police officer clicked a pair of handcuffs around his wrists.