Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of sketch.

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Examples

  • While not exactly spelling out what the right strategy for Afghanistan would be, Gates went further than any Obama official has to date in sketching what such an approach might look like.

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  • “He is engaged in sketching various scenes about Ningpoo,” Ball wrote of West, “learning as much as possible about places, people, &c.”

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  • I have gone thus far in sketching conditions of the past simply because it seems to me they point to a remedy, to what I regard as the chief remedy, for the present situation.

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  • While I was occupied in sketching this beautiful horror some of the inhabitants of Narva who were watching me told me of a dreadful thing they had witnessed.

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  • T-square of his calling sketching some point of it, and a gardener gently hacking off from the parent stems such palm-leaves as have survived their usefulness.

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  • Piave, succeeded in sketching it before it was time to return to breakfast.

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  • Rubin’s article is helpful in sketching out the unfamiliar to the general public developments in the last few years of Turkish politics that give some context to the recent incident with Israeli commandos raiding a prohibited Turkish aid ship to Gaza that has brought Turkey good press in the Isalmic world.

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  • In this environment, sketching is unnecessary, and fashion-besotted kids in Kankakee get a closer view of the sculptural seaming on Narciso Rodriguez’s rigorously tailored, cropped khaki wool-twill jacket than do Suzy Menkes and Claire Danes in the front row.

    Fashion in Dark Times

  • In this environment, sketching is unnecessary, and fashion-besotted kids in Kankakee get a closer view of the sculptural seaming on Narciso Rodriguez’s rigorously tailored, cropped khaki wool-twill jacket than do Suzy Menkes and Claire Danes in the front row.

    Fashion in Dark Times

  • In this environment, sketching is unnecessary, and fashion-besotted kids in Kankakee get a closer view of the sculptural seaming on Narciso Rodriguez’s rigorously tailored, cropped khaki wool-twill jacket than do Suzy Menkes and Claire Danes in the front row.

    Fashion in Dark Times

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