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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outspread.

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Examples

  • As these gorgeous curtains spread east and west, and he takes his morning bath in the clouds and vapours, rises up the proud monarch of the farm-yard, as if in bold rivalry, outspreads his fine plumage in emulation of the rose and daffodil curtains, and bids him welcome with a voice so loud and shrill, that he must almost hear it from his domed throne above.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • The darkness stirs, it awakes, it outspreads its arms,

    Fires of Driftwood

  • Ah kingly kiss – no more regret nor old deep memories to mar the bliss; where the low sedge is thick, the gold day-lily outspreads and rests beneath soft fluttering of red swan wings and the warm quivering of the red swan's breast.

    Hymen

  • As your horses plod up and up the almost perpendicular trail that leads out of the Nicola Valley to the summit, a paradise of beauty outspreads at your feet; the colour is indescribable in words, the atmosphere thrills you.

    Legends of Vancouver

  • As your horses plod up and up the almost perpendicular trail that leads out of the Nicola Valley to the summit, a paradise of beauty outspreads at your feet; the color is indescribable in words, the atmosphere thrills you.

    Legends of Vancouver

  • In the evening something comes along the trench, rising and falling according to the lumps and holes in the ground; a shape that seems in the shadows to be swimming, that outspreads its arms sometimes, as though appealing for help.

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • Arbores. cent ferps of unfammiliar elegance curve up from path-verge lake-brink; and the great _arbre-du-voyageur_ outspreads its colossal fan.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • And worse than both next morn her light outspreads.

    Jerusalem Delivered

  • The sea-horse ramps at them from the ocean floor; the great roc darkens earth about them with the shadow of his wings; wise and goodly apes come forth and minister unto them; enchanted camels bear them over evil deserts with the swiftness of the wind, or the magic horse outspreads his sail-broad vannes, and soars with them; or they are borne aloft by some servant of the Spell till the earth is as a bowl beneath them, and they hear the angels quiring at the foot of the Throne.

    Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation

  • Allah graps, and outspreads; and unto Him you shall be returned. "

    SeekersDigest

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