Thunder rumbled again and a cold drop of rain gnawed at the mud on her cheek.
He hauled himself out of the cold waters and sat on the shore that turned to mud beneath his dripping body.
If I don't get stuck in the mud, I should be able to make it to the highway.
His shoes were covered with mud; he had torn his coat on the thorny tree.
So the alligator comes out of the mud with quakings of the earth.
At one point he splashed through a mud puddle, throwing mud and water all over her.
She kicked her cowboy boots off and pulled the mud boots on.
Five minutes later Ilyin, splashing through the mud, came running back to the shanty.
Like an Avon notice on a doorknob, the tracks in the mud were proof of an unobserved visit.
Later, we complained about Janet's sloppy cleaning when we found traces of mud in an unused room.
Sure, but the only thing in there is mud cats.
The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.
Instead of sitting at his ease in a parlor car, he went jolting along through mud and mire, exposed to wind and weather.
I promise not to plaster you with mud this time.
Her memories wiggled their way out of the mud of her mind, and she sat upright.
They brushed the mud from their clothes and sat for enough minutes to regain their composure.
Rhyn snatched her and wrapped his arm around her, lifting her out of the mud and farther back onto the trail.
A vehicle, a mud-splatted Blazer, with skis in a rack atop it, followed her and slowed as it passed the building.
The warm wind assisted the sun in melting the snow and most of it was already gone, leaving a trail of sloppy mud to the barn.
She glanced down at her clothes, covered with mud, and realized her face was also caked with slime.
The rain would pack down the mud and melt the rest of the snow.
When you push this thing out of the mud, she's going to be plumb through the gate before we can get to it.
Carmen sloshed through the mud, and by the time she opened the gate, the car was out of the mud.
The only sound was the sucking sound their boots made in the mud and the soothing sound of flowing water down at the creek.
The raindrops were heavier now, working the mud on her face into a slimy mess.
She turned to see him motion her towards the jungle surrounding the lake. His clothing was torn, and blood stained his skin. He appeared to have been running; his boots were covered in mud that had splashed to his thighs, and his face was flushed.
Although Hunter had been born in North Carolina—on 16 acres of red mud, as he described it—he'd moved to Norfolk in high school and never left.
In the mud was a deer track, and overlaying it, the paw print of a big cat — too big to be a bobcat.
Kyaukpyu contains numerous "mud volcanoes," from which marsh gas is frequently discharged, with occasional issue of flame.
The mud brought down by it, calculated at 7150 lb an hour at Bagdad, is not deposited in marshes to form alluvium, as in the case of the Euphrates, but although in flood time the river becomes at places an inland sea, rendering navigation extremely difficult and uncertain, the bulk of the mud is deposited in banks, shoals and islands in the bed of the river, and is finally carried out into the Persian Gulf.
The new city formed a rectangle, enclosed by a colossal mud rampart, the longer sides of which ran north and south.
The plains about Sabzawar are highly cultivated by the Nurzai Duranis, and each village boasts its own little mud fort.
The stems are frequently characterized by aeration channels, which connect the aerial parts with the parts which are buried in practically airless mud or silt.
The primitive cell sends colorless tubelets (rhizoids, rh.) into the mud on which it grows.
The fortress town of Alessandria stopped his progress with those mud walls contemptuously named of straw, while the forces of the league assembled at Modena and obliged him to raise the siege.
They live for some time in water or mud, occasionally entering the bodies of water snails, but undergo no change until they reach the lung of a frog, when the cycle begins anew.
They are built of "sun-dried blocks of mud and gravel, about 22 in.
Besides the mineral water baths there are also moor or mud-baths, and the peat used for these baths is the richest in iron in the world.
Political agitators, in order to sap the power of the Opportunist party, did not hesitate to drag in the mud one of the greatest citizens of France.
So far the mud-fish has been found only in the Mary and the Burnett rivers.
In seasons of drought they are hardly more than swamps and mud flats, which for a time may become a grassy plain, or desolate coast encrusted with salt.
The lake is nowhere of great depth, and about midway numerous mud-banks, marshes, islands and dense growths of aqueous plants stretch across its surface.