3153 examples of mist in sentences
Dimly we see, as through a mist, the figures of the architects of war.
On the top of the mountain, in ordinary years a sure sign of a coming storm, floated a veil of opaline sea mist ... I found Pap and a greaser skinning a dead heifer.
The south-east wind was still blowing, and the thin veil of mist upon the mountain had grown into a cloud.
This little cavalcade "pawed the ground" in the mist and in the mud.
The weather was bad, a heavy mist had come up, and was so dark that I could hardly see my way.
As I started on, a soldier yelled at me from the mist: "Halt! advance and give the countersign."
When the Shweydagon was lost in the evening mist, and the steamer had made her way slowly down the sluggish stream with the rice-fields on either side, Hayle went aft and took his last look at the land to which he was saying good-bye.
Heat waves blurred the hollow and pushed Sour Creek away until it seemed a river of mistyellow mist.
Sinclair brushed the entire argument away into a thin mist of smoke.
She kisses as sheed wont; were she unchast, Surely her breath would like a Stigian mist Or some contagious vapor blast me; but 'Tis sweet as Indian balme, and from her lips Distills a moisture pretious as the Dew The amorous bounty of the wholesome morne Throwes on rose buds; her cheeks are fresh and pure
Come charitable mist Hide me, or freindly wherlewind rap me hence, Or her next accent, like the thunderers, will Strike me to dust.
The squint brought back to him the memory of the Golden Age, and through the mist of that memory it was transmuted into loveliness.
Shade N. shade; awning &c (cover) 223; parasol, sunshade, umbrella; chick; portiere; screen, curtain, shutter, blind, gauze, veil, chador, mantle, mask; cloud, mist, gathering.
Semitransparency N. semitransparency, translucency, semiopacity; opalescence, milkiness, pearliness^; gauze, muslin; film; mica, mother-of-pearl, nacre; mist &c (cloud) 353.
V. be dimsighted &c n.; see double; have a mote in the eye, have a mist before the eyes, have a film over the eyes; see through a prism, see through a glass darkly; wink, blink, nictitate; squint; look askant^, askant askance^; screw up the eyes, glare, glower; nictate^. dazzle, loom.
illegible, as Greek to one, unexplained, paradoxical; enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling (secret) 533; indecipherable. obscure, dark, muddy, clear as mud, seen through a mist, dim, nebulous, shrouded in mystery; opaque, dense; undiscernible &c (invisible) 447
behind a screen &c 530; undercover, under an eclipse; in ambush, in hiding, in disguise; in a cloud, in a fog, in a mist, in a haze, in a dark corner; in the shade, in the dark; clouded, wrapped in clouds, wrapt in clouds^; invisible &c 447; buried, underground, perdu
It had rained drearily from eight o'clock till two, and closed in suffocating mist, creeping and dense and chill.
After some searching, he discovered the small object cowering down in the mist, handed me a letter, with a muttered oath at being intercepted on such a night, and lumbered on and out of sight in three rods.
In lonely gardens desertedunseen Oh! lovely lilacs of purple and white, You are dipping down through a mist of green; For the morning sun's delight.
With a mist of green on the trees
Sound signals made by the whistle, foghorn, bugle, trumpet, and drum may well be used in a fog, mist, falling snow, or at night.
In front of a large space of sky the coloured globes were crude and trivial; but in the shadows of the trees by the river, where the mist rose into the branches, they had begun to awaken the first impression of melancholy and the sadness of fête.
It was a pleasure to see the changethe lake shrouded in mist, with ducks talking softly in the reeds, and swallows high up, advancing in groups like dancers on a background of dappled clouds.
It was like the lifting of a thick grey mist on a foggy morning, so that the sun shines bright and clear for a brief moment before the damp curtain rolls down again and effaces it.