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  • adj. Covered with or as if with dew.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bedew.

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  • adj. wet with dew


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  • Soft tears again bedewed my cheeks, and I even raised my humid eyes with thankfulness towards the blessed sun which bestowed such joy upon me.

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  • If it's sufficiently deep, it will call into existence a glittering watch chain on a protruding belly, labored breathing, and a bald head bedewed with perspiration.

    Translated Texts

  • Sitting up stiffly, she saw the pink scrape on her knee grow bedewed with blood.

  • And one by one dropped the revelers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revels, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall.

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  • The Lily Maid gave Lancelot her sexual-symbolic charm to make him invicible: her pearl-bedewed sleeve of red silk.

    Helen of Troy

  • Glamour shots became kind of popular in the mid-1990s, especially for female authors, but at this point, lenses that seem to have been bedewed with Vaseline make a picture seem dated.

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  • But her face was flushed and her forehead bedewed with sweat.


  • Loudly the priest cried out, and all the host took up the cry at the sight of a marvel all unlooked for, due to some god's agency, and passing all belief, although 'twas seen; for there upon the ground lay a hind of size immense and passing fair to sec, gasping out her life, with whose blood the altar of the goddess was thoroughly bedewed.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • She held it in her hand some time, scarcely sensible she had taken it, till, presently, she saw its buds bedewed with her falling tears.


  • Then, while straining her to his breast with the fondest parental commiseration, the tears, with which his eyes were overflowing, bedewed her cheeks.



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