Drifting sentence example

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  • I feel like we're drifting apart here.

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  • Her mind kept drifting between Xander and the marks on her arm from one of Jonny's goons.

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  • Alex nodded, his gaze drifting over her body.

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  • The loess was created by the drifting of fine sand and dust.

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  • Cynthia asked as she snuggled even closer, the earlier troubles of the day drifting even further away.

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  • End of conversation but it was nice to see things drifting back toward normal.

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  • They were drifting away from the subject.

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  • The balmy morning breeze drifting in from the small window was fragrant with the scents of the ocean and bread from the Sanctuary's kitchens.

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  • Xander's face faded in and out of focus, and his thoughts kept drifting away.

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  • They glided past snow-covered fields and occasional farmhouses, drifting smoke from their chimneys skyward and adding a hint of wood smoke to the crisp winter air.

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  • For large tables, white floating candles drifting in a white ceramic bowl also adds a nice touch.

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  • Hadn't she been drifting from Josh for the last few months - before she knew anything about Alex?

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  • The Hungarian diet frantically opposed every Austrian alliance as endangering the national independence, but to any unprejudiced observer a union with the house of Habsburg, even with the contingent probability of a Habsburg king, was infinitely preferable to the condition into which Hungary, under native aristocratic misrule, was swiftly drifting.

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  • The surface is generally hard, but in many places there are large accumulations of drifting sea-sand.

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  • He had to face the dominant fact of the situation - the aggressive pressure of Germany at a time when Russia was drifting into an internal crisis of the first magnitude and was unable to concentrate the material and moral forces required in the coming conflict.

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  • The differences of salinity support this method, and, especially in the northern European seas, often prove a sharper criterion of the boundaries than temperature itself; this is especially the case at the entrance to the Baltic. Evidence drawn from drift-wood, wrecks or special drift bottles is less distinct but still interesting and often useful; this method of investigation includes the use of icebergs as indicators of the trend of currents and also of plankton, the minute swimming or drifting organisms so abundant at the surface of the sea.

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  • For Austria, Bavaria and the great ecclesiastical states in the south definitely sided with the pope against Luther's heresies, and to this day they still remain Roman Catholic. In the north, on the other hand, it became more and more apparent that the princes were drifting away from the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • It is supplied by the tidaland wind-formed currents, which are drifting sand from the Long Island and New Jersey coasts, extending the barrier beaches, such as Sandy Hook, out across the entrance to New York Bay.

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  • He was drifting about with no higher aim than a " hand-to-mouth " policy, whilst the Holy See could feel the superiority with which the consciousness of centuries of tradition had endowed it, and took full advantage of the mistakes of its opponent.

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  • Thus it is possible to speak of a snow-drift, an accumlation driven by the wind; of a ship drifting out of its course; of the drift of a speech, i.e.

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  • On May 6 1915 the " Aurora," which had been frozen in and made fast by many cables to the shore at Cape Evans, was blown out to sea with all the ice and was held fast for 315 days, during which time she drifted northward through Ross Sea nearly in the same direction and at nearly the same rate as the " Endurance " was drifting at the same time in the Weddell Sea.

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  • He thus gave much trouble to men like Serrano, Topete and Prim, who had never harboured the idea of drifting into advanced democracy, and who had each his own scheme for re-establishing the monarchy with certain constitutional restrictions.

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  • This shows how large a proportion of the vapour is arrested and how it is that only by drifting through the deeper gorges can any moisture find its way to the Tibetan table-land.

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  • Of the various traditions that were current among the ancient Greeks regarding the origin of Delos, the most popular describes it as drifting through the Aegean till moored by Zeus as a refuge for the wandering Leto.

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  • China was in his eyes drifting from its ancient moorings, drifting on a sea of storms " to hideous ruin and combustion "; and the expedient that occurred to him to arrest the evil was to gather up and preserve the records of antiquity, illustrating and commending them by his own teachings.

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  • The Graptoloidea have also been regarded by some as benthonic organisms. A more prevalent view, however, is that the majority were pseudo-planktonic or drifting colonies, hanging from the underside of floating seaweeds; their polyparies being each .suspended by the nema in the earliest stages of growth, and, in later stages, some by the nemacaulus, while others became adherent above by means of a central disk or by parts of their dorsal walls.

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  • For Gladstone, in framing his budget, had contemplated a continuance of peace, and the country was, unhappily, already drifting into war.

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  • On the west and south coasts of Sweden, and in the Skagerrak south-east of Norway, navigation is interfered with by ice only in severe winters, and then the ice is usually drifting, compact sea-ice being very rare.

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  • It was not long after it had settled in office that Peel's government, the creature of an anxious Conservative reaction, began to be suspected of drifting toward Manchester.

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  • All of the potential candidates with the opportunity to steal the bone were rapidly drifting away.

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  • With the memories of a better time drifting through his mind were memories of a war brewing between Others and Watchers that ultimately ended in the Schism, the severing of the mortal and immortal worlds.

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  • The group has always been involved in the development of drifting buoys.

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  • A few contrails forming cirrus drifting from the NE otherwise wall-to-wall sunshine, Valley reported { 12h }, the most in the UK.

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  • The book bounced worryingly, before falling safely to rest on the drifting dinghy.

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  • These issues are linked by a drifting duplicity at the heart of government.

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  • Do such areas exhibit features of socially mobile neighborhoods or do they show signs of drifting toward poverty ghetto conditions?

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  • Women drifting down the slope of middle age dig in their kitten heels.

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  • At the bridge we found lots of Red necked phalaropes drifting on the stream feeding.

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  • I'm driving into gently falling snowflakes that are drifting slowly toward me, emerging from gray gloom into the brightness of my headlights.

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  • In the background, the Liberator's scanners have detected a 700 year old Earth ' Wanderer ' class spaceship drifting toward the planet.

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  • Down by the shore we look to Fife, see the first black streamers of snow drifting between cloud and sea.

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  • Several effects including a fantastic silver strobe effect that leaves long drifting tentacles in this long exposure shot.

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  • The bluesy tonality of this haunting song created a decidedly late-night feel, as did the gently drifting melody.

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  • These phrases pile up almost to excess, like petals drifting off a cherry tree in spring.

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  • A Kirkwall lifeboat crewman was injured during a rescue operation which saw a cargo vessel drifting out of control in Kirkwall Bay.

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  • There has been very little drifting and not much in the way of riming on the rocks tho they were definitely wintry looking.

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  • As to the loess, the usual view is that it was a steppe-deposit due to the drifting of fine sand and dust during a dry episode in the Pleistocene period.

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  • Such changes as occur come about, not in consequence of a new direction taken by conscious policy, but rather in the way that fashions in dress alter amongst ourselves, by subconscious, hardly purposive drifting.

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  • Tears streamed from his eyes, drifting backward through the slipstream created by his wings like a rain of sadness trailing through the sky.

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  • I 'm driving into gently falling snowflakes that are drifting slowly toward me, emerging from gray gloom into the brightness of my headlights.

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  • In the background, the Liberator 's scanners have detected a 700 year old Earth ' Wanderer ' class spaceship drifting toward the planet.

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  • Despite their underslung mouths, they are quite capable of feeding upon drifting prey, which they tip up to capture.

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  • Don't worry about other thoughts drifting in, just let them pass right back out again.

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  • Some initial reports say that the bus was drifting off the road for awhile before it flipped.

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  • Many dogs that are seriously ill and approaching death will begin sleeping more than usual, often spending nearly the entire day drifting in and out of consciousness.

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  • The body's temperature naturally drops after drifting off to sleep.

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  • If you need occasional help drifting off to sleep and are not ready to experiment with sleeping medications, consider some alternatives.

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  • The only way to win is by using tactics such as drifting, ramming, hitting extra-time cars, and taking shortcuts.

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  • Drifting clouds can get in the way, making this mini-game just a bit more challenging.

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  • Earn extra money for driving dangerously and ramping and drifting.

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  • Once you learn the "Crazy" maneuvers (drifting, dashing, the back dash, and the back drift), you'll be performing them naturally.

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  • Drifting is nearly done from a stationary pivot, if you're good, and you never flip your car.

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  • Hopping (and drifting) is performed with the R trigger, while weapon deployment is performed with the L trigger.

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  • You can also earn Kudos racing clean laps (don't hit anything) and driving with coolness (drifting, barely missing cars).

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  • When you hit the area and your drifting correctly, you earns points as you pass through the area.

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  • Drifting is a staple of Ridge Racer and in all the other games you have control on how you enter the drift and how you come out of the drift.

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  • During the race you'll be performing a lot of drifting.

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  • In Ridge Racer for the PSP, Drifting increases your Nitro meter.

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  • Between drifting and boosting, you'll find more strategy to winning than in previous installments.

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  • Stage one is the "drifting off" period of light sleep in the transition between wakefulness and sleep and comprises about 5 percent of the entire sleep period.

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  • Her hair still has swing, bounce, and a little bit of wave, drifting toward her face in a "C" shape, reminiscent of her longer hair.

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  • As women's wedding rings have begun to be more elaborate, men's rings have also changed styles, drifting away from the simple gold band that easily coordinates with whatever rings the bride-to-be chooses.

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  • The right mate can ground him and provide him with enough reality to keep him from drifting off into his fantasy world.

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  • You can use whatever mind images you find work best for you, but thinking about things like slowly descending a long staircase, or gently drifting down a mountain stream can both help you reach the desired state of subconsciousness.

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  • The snooze function on an alarm clock helps people wake up gently while also providing a "safety net" against someone drifting back into a deep sleep and oversleeping.

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  • He glanced up and smiled when she came in, his gaze drifting from her to the door.

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  • The snow began falling before dawn, drifting down with an urgency that heralded a serious accumulation.

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  • The dream was drifting away from conscious memory, into that pit of forgotten remembrances that somewhere dwells in our deepest subconscious.

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  • It was hard to keep her eyes from drifting downward, to the body that was nothing but muscle under taut bronze skin.

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  • Since then the race has been drifting steadily southward and eastward, a vast, aggregate of small independent clans united by no common government, but all obeying a common impulse to move outwards from their original seats along the line of least resistance.

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  • This surface drifting water is cold and as it enters into intermediate zones it remains colder than the water in situ there and is therefore denser; it sinks below the surface and continues to flow along the bottom either back to the polar regions or towards the equator.

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  • The defenders employed mines drifting down with the current with striking success on this occasion, and ` the damage caused by them contributed largely to bring about the defeat of the naval force.

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  • While many continental municipalities were becoming more democratic in the 14th century, those of England were drifting towards oligarchy, towards government by a close "select body."

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  • Seeing the dust-clouds drifting away northward, and noting the lethargy which seemed to have settled over the whole French line, Prince Frederick Charles decided to assert his own independent will to conquer by a final assault along his whole front.

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  • Owing to a dangerous bar at the mouth of the Magdalena the trade of the extensive territory tributary to that river, which is about 60 ho of that of the entire country, must pass in great part through Barranquilla and its seaport, making it the principal commercial centre of the republic. Savanilla was used as a seaport until about 1890, when shoals caused by drifting sands compelled a removal to Puerto Colombia, a short distance westward, where a steel pier, 4000 ft.

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  • Owing to the obstruction which they offer to drifting sands, artificial dunes are in course of time formed about them, and in this way they become at once more effective and less costly to maintain.

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  • Worst of all, the government was drifting rapidly towards insolvency, being quite unable to fulfil its obligations to the bondholders and meet the expenses of administration.

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  • Navigation is interrupted by drifting ice from about the middle of November to the beginning of May, though the port of HernOsand has been known to remain open during a whole winter.

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  • Soon drifting voices drift across to us, answered from our side.

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  • For instance, you may already be familiar with the "drifting" mechanic in the game.

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  • Guests can also watch sailboats drifting by as they dine on smoked chicken, ribs and steak.

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  • The airplane trip to Arkansas seemed like an opportunity to catch up on reading, but his mind kept drifting away from the book.

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  • From 1809 the new administration, drifting steadily towards war, struggled on from one abortive and exasperating negotiation to another.

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  • When detached clouds are drifting rapidly across the sun, we often see the shadows of the bars of the window on the walls or floor suddenly shifted by an inch or two, and for a moment very much more sharply defined.

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  • He nodded, his gaze drifting off in contemplation.

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  • He nodded, his expression drifting to uncertain.

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  • On the other hand, who wanted the odors of animals drifting through their house all the time?

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  • The newly christened Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gustefson were finally merged into one apartment and blissfully drifting back to a day to day routine.

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  • When Zeus had resolved to destroy all mankind by a flood, Deucalion constructed a boat or ark, in which, after drifting nine days and nights, he landed on Mount Parnassus (according to others, Othrys, Aetna or Athos) with his wife.

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  • The party therefore camped on the drifting floe, keeping up scientific observations and maintaining their health and spirits though in continual danger from the floes ridging up or cracking asunder.

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  • Whilst originally more akin in its principles to the Moslem faith, the sect seems latterly to have shown tendencies towards drifting back to the Hindu pale.

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  • The bison were drifting through the gate as she got to the footbridge.

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  • Good Friday was exactly that - warm and sunny with only a few marshmallow clouds drifting overhead.

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