How to use Raked in a sentence

raked
  • His gaze raked over her.

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  • Sofia sighed and raked a hand through her hair.

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  • She raked both hands through his hair.

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  • A sheepish smile tugged at his lips as he raked his fingers through his hair.

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  • All the Indian huckleberry hills are stripped, all the cranberry meadows are raked into the city.

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  • Vigour of reasoning and originality of view were not his characteristics as a writer; nor will the student who has raked these dust-heaps of miscellaneous learning and oldfashioned mysticism discover more than a few sentences of genuine enthusiasm and simple-hearted aspiration to repay his trouble and reward his patience.

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  • Lawns can be raked off and mulched with short manure, or rich garden earth where manure cannot be obtained.

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  • If the lawn is thin in spots, these places may be raked over heavily and new grass seed sown.

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  • The attacking columns reached the crest of Monte Tomba, but their bolt was shot; and Monfenera still held firm and raked their left flank.

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  • Typical of a vintage model, the legs are steeply raked forward, bringing the wheels a long way forward of the balance point.

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  • The covering of leaves or litter should be taken off bulbs and tender plants that were covered up for winter, so that the beds can be lightly forked and raked.

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  • After slowly cooling, the outer mould was broken away from outside the statue and the inner core as much as possible broken up and raked out through a hole in the foot or some other part of the statue.

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  • Every piece of scandal which could be raked together respecting Scaliger or his family is to be found there.

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  • Sound and lights are operated from a control position at the rear of the raked auditorium.

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  • Water and landscape elements are symbolized by fifteen rocks set in raked gravel.

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  • It will then be raked to remove any nutrient rich herbage.

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  • Discrete fixings will be installed also to allow the erection of raked seating over the central grass oval during the Festival period.

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  • It now has partial raked seating, a large stage and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems.

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  • This raked structure consists of concrete treads and timber infill risers and is used as a supply air plenum.

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  • Have you measured your mast rake to see what it is at the moment with it raked back?

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  • Larger groups are accommodated in a lecture theater, with raked seating.

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  • Studio Theater Seats 150 in raked seating set at the moment in the round.

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  • The serenity of the raked gravel in Zen gardens has inspired a new process, involving repeatedly drawing pencil lines through gesso.

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  • It was an immediate success with the public, and in consequence, the state, which raked in millions in revenue.

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  • The game raked in enough cash to spawn an historic racing spin-off, GT Legends, which received an equally warm reception.

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  • Often the water feature is actually sand raked to symbolize water and showcase the earth's elements.

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  • Jude Law's cover girl baby raked in quite the pretty penny for her mama.

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  • The rhythmic lines are raked in flowing patterns around the large, asymmetrical stones.

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  • In olden times, gardeners raked the ground underneath pine trees to collect the needles, then spread them in the garden.

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  • Compost, animal manure, grass clippings or raked leaves are just a few of the many free soil amendments you can add to your garden soil to increase nutrient content and water retention.

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  • Yet American movie producers took in a staggering $51 billion that year while the Bombay moviemakers raked in only $1.3 billion.

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  • After only a year in circulation, DC shoes had raked in nearly $7 million.

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  • In most of these cases, the wives are also attorneys and they stand the in public while the husband is raked over the coals.

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  • She's raked in millions over the years, and in 2010, added $58 million to the pot, according to Wondrous.com.

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  • Forbes.com states that 50 Cent raked in $41 million between the summer of 2005 and the summer of 2006. 50 Cent is a hip-hop star with a background that draws people in.

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  • Her gaze raked over him, but she kept her distance.

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  • It is then raked out on the work-stone and divided into a very poor "grey" slag which is put aside, and a richer portion, which goes back into the furnace.

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  • The natives engaged in the fishery used some 400 sailboats of 3 to 15 tons capacity, and the beds were raked in search of pearl oysters.

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  • The former contains a mixture of semi-solid and molten metal, which is raked out into iron ladles and cast into plates of 66 to 77 lb weight, to be sold as "spelter."

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  • Between 4 and 4.30 the "Congress," having been raked fore and aft for nearly an hour by the "Merrimac," was forced to surrender.

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  • The curse or pollution thus incurred was frequently in later years raked up for political reasons; the Spartans even demanded that Pericles should be expelled as accursed at the beginning of the Peloponnesian war.

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  • Sometimes a little loose earth or sand is put in to the depth of about I in., and the bulbs laid singly thereon, the holes being closed by the dibber and the whole raked over.

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  • Many seeds grow well when raked in; that is, the surface on which they are scattered is raked backwards and forwards until most of them are covered.

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  • Flower-beds should be kept well hoed and raked, to prevent the growth of weeds next month.

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