He wore heavy clothing, as if easily chilled, and moved with the smoothness of a warrior.
He moved silently and with smoothness and purpose.
She gasped at the intensity that turned her lower belly into a furnace and swept through her, making her achingly aware of his scent, the heat and smoothness of his skin, the size of his body and the hot mouth pressed against her neck.
In this way smoothness of working is ensured, the cog-wheel being constantly in action with the rack.
There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.
It was so early recognized as characteristic of Chopin that a magnificent example may be seen at the end of Schumann's little tone-portrait of him in the Carnaval: a very advanced Wagnerian passage on another principle constitutes the bulk of the development in the first movement of Beethoven's sonata Les Adieux; while even in the " Golden Age " of music, and within the limits of pure diatonic concord, the unexpectedness of many of Palestrina's chords is hardly less Wagnerian than the perfect smoothness of the melodic lines which combine to produce them.
Yet he could not have been insensible to the immense superiority in rhythmical smoothness which the hexameter of Lucretius has over that of Ennius and Lucilius.
By jerks instead of with the necessary smoothness and certainty.
Arrangement works admirably as regards smoothness and safety in running, but the heavy first cost and complication stand in the way of its general adoption.
To promote smoothness of action, the rubbing surfaces are lubricated.
The heating at the surfaces, the variations in their smoothness, and the variations of the lubrication make continuously variable, and necessitate frequent adjustment of W or of the nuts.
Most of the satires of Lucilius were written in hexameters, but, so far as an opinion can be formed from a number of unconnected fragments, he seems to have written the trochaic tetrameter with a smoothness, clearness and simplicity which he never attained in handling the hexameter.
The surface of this was brought by planing, grinding and other means to the highest possible pitch of smoothness and evenness.
His white breast, the stillness of the air, and the smoothness of the water were all against him.
Because not everything happens as one expects or with the smoothness of a parade.