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peering Sentence Examples

  • She lifted her head, peering into the darkness.

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  • Rhyn asked, peering into the lake.

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  • She leaned down; peering through the soot smudged glass on the stove door.

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  • She wandered through the house, peering out the window until she spotted a small shed.

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  • Rhyn rose and crossed to the small cave, peering into its depths.

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  • The scents of what looked like pizza night taunted her, and she stood peering through the cracked door at the long dinner table.

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  • He rubbed his eyes and sat up, peering at the clock.

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  • He dropped to the sand and crawled the rest of the way to the top, peering over the edge before he motioned for her to continue.

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  • Lana picked her way through the forest and stopped at the edge, peering at her destination.

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  • She shuddered to her core at the evil peering through his gaze, feeling very much like the devil was offering her a deal without telling her the price.

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  • Guessing the compass only worked in the mortal world, Gabe emplaced it around his neck before picking up the green emerald – the form a soul took after death – and peering at it.

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  • Dusty stood in the corner of a small hotel room, peering out the windows.

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  • She sat up, peering out the window.

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  • The group lingered, peering into the store to watch the fire and the clerk.

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  • She was standing at the rail, peering down river, dressed in only a sweater, clutching her arms to her body against the snow and chilling cold.

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  • She was standing at the rail, peering down river, dressed in only a sweater, clutching her arms to her body against the snow and chilling cold.

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  • She darted to the other side of the bed and dropped to her stomach, peering under the bed through the door.

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  • He was peering closely at the people on the screen, as if trying to assess if there were any survivors.

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  • It is only the serious eye peering from and the sincere life passed within it which restrain laughter and consecrate the costume of any people.

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  • On peering out all they could see was rolling banks of clouds, so thick that they obscured all else.

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  • So he lay now on his bed, supporting his large, heavy, scarred head on his plump hand, with his one eye open, meditating and peering into the darkness.

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  • "I cannot imagine, I'm sure," answered the Wizard, also peering about.

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  • The darkness peering out of her eyes was ancient and evil.

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  • Dean crawled on his hands and knees, peering under the vehicle for Billy's young girlfriend but there was no one else, only a liquor bottle—unlike its victim, unbroken.

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  • As they approached the watchhouse Denisov stopped, peering into the forest.

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  • We have some time to think about this, Kiki said, peering at him closely.

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  • Damian appeared, a fragmented vision, as if the vamp had been peering through a foggy window.

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  • In old age he was a mere skeleton, with a long nose and eyes of preternatural brilliancy peering out of his wig.

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  • On the day of public procession - the last took place in 1857 or 1858 - naked priests and " wives" escorted the company with songs and dances; death was the penalty of those caught peering from their houses, and, apart from this, the natives feared loathsome diseases should they gaze upon the sacred scene.

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  • "Yeah," he replied, peering again through the binoculars.

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  • He turned away from them, his gaze going upward and peering through the skylight in his spacious battle command center.

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  • She turned, peering again down the river, as if the message she'd delivered was as perfunctory as a call to supper.

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  • On the way back Nicholas drove at a steady pace instead of racing and kept peering by that fantastic all-transforming light into Sonya's face and searching beneath the eyebrows and mustache for his former and his present Sonya from whom he had resolved never to be parted again.

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  • Mrs. Watson answered the door with a shotgun over her shoulder, her wrinkled face peering up at Lana.

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  • "One more?" the doc asked, peering into her face.

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  • He wove through the crowd, peering between his eyelashes before he reached the main table where Hilden stood.

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  • He wove through the crowd, peering between his eyelashes before he reached the main table where Hilden stood.

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  • "And who is this?" she asked her governess, peering into the face of her own daughter dressed up as a Kazan-Tartar.

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  • Both fell silent, peering out through the darkness at the sound of Dolokhov's and Petya's steps as they advanced to the fire leading their horses.

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  • Sofi and Bianca sat, one on each side of the bassinet, peering into it at the fidgeting baby god within.

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  • He dropped to the sand and crawled the rest of the way to the top, peering over the edge before he motioned for her to continue.

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  • She lifted her head, peering into the darkness.

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  • She wandered through the house, peering out the window until she spotted a small shed.

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  • "Yeah," he replied, peering again through the binoculars.

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  • She shuddered to her core at the evil peering through his gaze, feeling very much like the devil was offering her a deal without telling her the price.

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  • The scents of what looked like pizza night taunted her, and she stood peering through the cracked door at the long dinner table.

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  • Damian appeared, a fragmented vision, as if the vamp had been peering through a foggy window.

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  • "It only looks small," the creature said, peering at her.

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  • Dean crawled on his hands and knees, peering under the vehicle for Billy's young girlfriend but there was no one else, only a liquor bottle—unlike its victim, unbroken.

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  • The group lingered, peering into the store to watch the fire and the clerk.

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  • He rubbed his eyes and sat up, peering at the clock.

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  • She sat up, peering out the window.

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  • Guessing the compass only worked in the mortal world, Gabe emplaced it around his neck before picking up the green emerald – the form a soul took after death – and peering at it.

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  • Rhyn asked, peering into the lake.

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  • She darted to the other side of the bed and dropped to her stomach, peering under the bed through the door.

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  • He turned away from them, his gaze going upward and peering through the skylight in his spacious battle command center.

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  • She turned, peering again down the river, as if the message she'd delivered was as perfunctory as a call to supper.

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  • She leaned down; peering through the soot smudged glass on the stove door.

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  • Mrs. Watson answered the door with a shotgun over her shoulder, her wrinkled face peering up at Lana.

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  • "So ends that walking tragedy," Elise said, standing at the cliff's edge and peering over it.

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  • "One more?" the doc asked, peering into her face.

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  • He was peering closely at the people on the screen, as if trying to assess if there were any survivors.

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  • She walked down the middle of the carnage, peering into hulls of greencars.

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  • Lana picked her way through the forest and stopped at the edge, peering at her destination.

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  • Rhyn rose and crossed to the small cave, peering into its depths.

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  • We have some time to think about this, Kiki said, peering at him closely.

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  • A different kind of sorrow filled him, one he recognized as regret.  If he failed, he'd never see the little girl Katie carried.  Their hatchling would be as stubborn as her mother, and he could almost imagine huge eyes as blue and clear as Katie's peering out at him from a sweet, curly-headed demon child's face.  He wished he'd told Katie how terrified – but thrilled – he'd been when she told him about the hatchling.  He wished he knew one fucking thing about raising a child or being a mate.  Every one of his brothers could've managed these things, but his nature left him better apt at destroying than nurturing.

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  • The night was long and cold.  Deidre slept, and Katie drifted between a fitful doze and her thoughts.  Dawn crept across the jungle, peering first from the tangled branches overhead then inching through the trees.  As soon as she could see well enough, Katie crawled to Deidre's feet.  The woman continued to sleep, and Katie looked her over.  She looked like any other college student in cargo pants and a light sweater.  Deidre's long, flaxen hair was in a messy braid, and her skin was pale.

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  • Gabriel looked up from his stance peering into the murky Lake of Souls.

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  • "He didn't pedal a bicycle to Kansas either, Dorothy," Fred said, peering at the map.

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  • Dusty stood in the corner of a small hotel room, peering out the windows.

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  • Sofi and Bianca sat, one on each side of the bassinet, peering into it at the fidgeting baby god within.

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  • The darkness peering out of her eyes was ancient and evil.

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  • The muscles in her legs complained as she squatted behind the log, peering over the rotting bark.

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  • Peering over the parapet of the bridge, one saw a deep murky abyss, from which sounds of swiftly flowing water rose.

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  • You sniff the air You smile weakly - Jolen unwraps the bowl, peering at it still, blowing harshly to remove the dust.

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  • Peering through those windows, families can be seen gathering round the log fire, with the room bedecked with evergreens and red ribbon.

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  • blokes in white coats and glasses peering into test-tubes.

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  • dense jungle, peering down with curiosity.

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  • A far cry from when this panorama could be snatched only by peering through a gap out over the old gasworks.

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  • I found myself peering to make sense of the blurred outside worlds, differences magnified by being so distorted and yet made homogenous.

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  • hunched forward, peering into the water.

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  • On my right, a monkey hangs atop the dense jungle, peering down with curiosity.

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  • The military genius A 19 th century lithograph, showing Napoleon peering through a telescope.

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  • After forty minutes or so, we could see the corner of the Colosseum peering above the modern buildings.

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  • petrifyld lady stood petrified with astonishment, peering over her glasses; Tom lay on the floor expiring with laughter.

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  • porcupine fish were hiding underneath small outcrops, their huge, doleful eyes peering out warily at the passing divers.

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  • We were often reprimanded for peering over the wall trying to get our ball back.

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  • rummageus smokers can be seen rummaging through rubbish and peering in gutters looking for discarded, but not quite spent, Bic lighters.

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  • She has a puckered forehead, a peering expression, and probably rounded shoulders.

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  • swish down 5th Avenue in her chauffeur-driven car, peering out of tinted windows at the streets.

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  • They could see the lonely watcher fingering his gun, and peering down at them as if dissatisfied at their reply.

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  • white-haired man peering down from a bedroom window.

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  • In old age he was a mere skeleton, with a long nose and eyes of preternatural brilliancy peering out of his wig.

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  • On the day of public procession - the last took place in 1857 or 1858 - naked priests and " wives" escorted the company with songs and dances; death was the penalty of those caught peering from their houses, and, apart from this, the natives feared loathsome diseases should they gaze upon the sacred scene.

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  • We were often reprimanded for peering over the wall trying to get our ball back.

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  • Serious smokers can be seen rummaging through rubbish and peering in gutters looking for discarded, but not quite spent, Bic lighters.

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  • She has a puckered forehead, a peering expression, and probably rounded shoulders.

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  • We swish down 5th Avenue in her chauffeur-driven car, peering out of tinted windows at the streets.

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  • They could see the lonely watcher fingering his gun, and peering down at them as if dissatisfied at their reply.

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  • Looking up at the house, they saw a skinny old white-haired man peering down from a bedroom window.

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  • The child leaned precariously over the edge of the dock, peering into the water.

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  • There's nothing worse than coming home at the end of a long day, peering in the mirror and seeing traces of mascara underneath your eyes - or worse, on your cheeks!

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  • Investigators see her peering from the third floor windows, and one man reported encountering a spooky little girl who "wasn't normal".

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  • Red eyes can be seen peering out of the darkness, and objects fly off the walls and countertops.

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  • The family telephoned the police, and during the phone call they claimed that the creature was  peering into their house through a window.

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  • How about an evil grin peering out at you through an ace of spades keyhole?

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  • How about a design with a wistful fairy peering at the moon and stars from the branch of a tree?

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  • Order of the Phoenix is the squinting eyes of the series, peering in for a closer look at Harry's dark side and is another brilliant example of Rowling's keen eye for characterization.

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