How to use Afar in a sentence
Dean caught her eye from afar and waved a greeting that she acknowledged.
Afar and Somali form the population of the southern regions.
And at first from afar he heard men's voices and then women's.
It reaches the Afar (Danakil) lowlands through a broad breach in the eastern escarpment of the plateau, beyond which it is joined on its left bank by its chief affluent, the Germama (Kasam), and then trends round in the direction of Tajura Bay.
This aspect is confirmed by the epithets Argyrotoxos (" god of the silver bow"), Hecatebolos (" the shooter from afar"), Chrysaoros (" wearer of the golden sword"), and his.Advertisement
In his Sylva sylvarum (1627), Francis Bacon states that " the original concretion of bitumen is a mixture of a fiery and watery substance," and observes that flame " attracts " the naphtha of Babylon " afar off."
At this point the frontier turns south and east, crossing the Afar or Danakil country at a distance of 60 kilometres (37.28 m.) from the coast-line.
Dubbi and Alid are in Italian territory; the greater part of Afar belongs to Abyssinia.
God is regarded as the transcendent source of being and purity, from which the individual in his natural state is alienated and afar off.
Finally, behind this bourgeoisie, and afar off, came the crowd of serfs, rustics whom the acquisition of land had gradually enfranchised, and who were the more eager to enjoy their definitive liberation because it was close at hand.Advertisement
It's not easy making plans from afar, a wedding planner will help.
Not only does this approach limit creativity, but lenders can spot canned plans from afar.
For students, college web cams provide fun ways to glimpse campus life from afar or check out the view of their favorite hangouts while away from campus.
All that is necessary for their well-being is protection from slugs, which soon scent them from afar.
Beyond aesthetics, another key component of this logo is that it is easily seen from afar.Advertisement
Now the house has no power and all he has is his father's Capture Gun, a strange device that is capable of lifting objects from afar.
Now, their tasting room style and service is being copied by many other wineries in the area and afar.
They were saved as reminders of places once visited, memorable events attended or loved ones from afar.
This is far from appealing either to deal with or to watch from afar, so pick an outfit that is stylish and yet reasonable to wear for a long stretch of dancing.
From afar, people may simply think you are nude because only a tiny amount fabric will be visible.Advertisement
Capricorns may want to keep their distance and admire Leo from afar.
Peyton Sawyer (Hilarie Burton) - At the beginning of the series, Peyton is Nathan's girlfriend and the girl that Lucas has longed for from afar.
After watching his estranged family from afar, Phillip hired Cane Ashby to impersonate him.
Naomi Campbell may be beautiful and poised, but it's probably best to just admire her from afar.
It is a Victorian kind of world, and Lyra is (she thinks) an orphan, growing up under the almost non-existent control of various Oxford dons, with a 'guardian' who oversees her from afar.Advertisement
He also creates a 'Second Foundation' at the 'other side of the galaxy', to store and expand on his understanding of psychohistory, and to watch over the burgeoning new civilization from afar.
Jellyfish are relatively harmless ocean creatures whose presence should only be admired from afar.
It would make for an aggravating experience, if Tim was serious about assigning him to manage the battlefield from afar.
Of the cluster of buildings in the centre, which are conspicuous from afar, the town hall (Rathaus) and the cathedral are specially noteworthy.
The emperor, who spent his life moving from one part of his wide dominions to another and in the camps of his armies, watched his heir's education from afar.Advertisement
When not too deep the river channels may be traced from afar across the prairie by the winding band of trees growing beside the water.
Over the remains a great and shapely mound was raised on the high headland, so that it might be seen from afar by future generations of men.
The southern division, part of the Afar or Danakil country, includes all the territory of the colony south of Annesley Bay.
The Afar country is part of the East African rift-valley, and in the southern parts of the valley its surface is diversified by ranges of hills, frequently volcanic, and by lakes.
As this is expressly said of the Carians, and of the Trojan allies who were " summoned from afar," the contrary rather is implied regarding Troy itself.Advertisement
The great god Ahuramazda, whom king and people alike acknowledge, has given them dominion over this earth afar, over many peoples and tongues; and the consciousness is strong in them that they are masters of the world.
His poems, including " Afar in the desert I love to ride," depict the scenes of those early days in glowing lines.
Again he returned to Alexandria amid the enthusiastic demonstrations of the populace, which is described by Gregory of Nazianzus, in his panegyric on Athanasius, as streaming forth like " another Nile " to meet him afar off as he approached the city.
From all indications, they were people who went rabbit hunting with machine guns, blazing away at any obstacle in their path with total disregard for the subtleties of life, like seeking out records under assumed names and following their prey from afar.
I am still an ardent member of the Society and an equally ardent follower of events at Brooklands, albeit from afar.Advertisement
Question 4 I can no longer get to Tannadice but still take a keen interest from afar.
He restored all its faculties, gave larger salaries to the professors, and summoned distinguished teachers from afar; and, although it never attained to the importance of Padua or Bologna, it nevertheless possessed in 1514 an excellent faculty of eighty-eight professors.
Their influence has been very slight even on the Somali language, whose structure and vocabulary are essentially Hamitic, with marked affinities to the Galla on the one hand and to the Dankali (Afar) on the other.
The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses' hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
Judith called out from afar to the watchmen at the gates, Open, open the gate !Advertisement
Electrical blasts, to zap people from afar or to wreck havoc with machinery?
You can crush from afar but I advise you not to make a move.
Whether this is your first serious relationship, or you're secretly admiring someone from afar, it probably feels like much more than puppy love.
However, with a recently developed distance learning program, students can partake in a world-class education from afar.
The best a company can do from afar is to guess your contours and without ever seeing you in person you are risking a bra as awkward fitting as what you could have just as easily purchased down the street.Advertisement
No. This game has enemies that have 2 hit kills, rangers (that will pick you off from afar), and 2 main boss battles that will keep you guessing the best possible way to defeat them.
For example, a child who fears dogs may first be asked to look at pictures of dogs, then perhaps play with a stuffed dog or view a dog from afar, ultimately getting to the point when she is able to pet and play with dogs.
The Somali belong to the Eastern (Ethiopic) Hamitic family of tribes, of which the other chief members are the neighbouring Galla and Afar, the Abyssinian Agau and the Beja tribes between the Nubian Nile and the Red Sea.
The resulting pebble and quartz-sand is very unproductive, and supports chiefly a poor underwood and crippled pines with widely spreading roots which seek their nourishment afar.
Westward again is Leigh-on-Sea (an urban district, pop. 3667); its lofty Perpendicular church tower is visible from afar.
A convention of the 16th of May 1908 settled the Abyssinian-Eritrean frontier in the Afar country, the boundary being fixed at 60 kilometres from the coast.
It was easier to protect Angel from afar, before she knew what he was or faced the dangers he did daily.
From now on he would probably do his watching from afar - if he didn't simply tell her father the deal was off.
It changed thought into an emotional dream; it plunged into the ocean of sentiment; it treated the old world of fable as the reflection of a higher reality, and transformed reality into poetry; and after all these expedients, to borrow a phrase of Augustine's, it only saw afar off the land of its desire.