Trappings sentence example

trappings
  • For the trappings of authority he cared little.
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  • In front of the group, on a black horse with trappings that glittered in the sun, rode a tall man with plumes in his hat and black hair curling down to his shoulders.
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  • His courage was mingled with a mean sort of cunning, and his ambition loved the outward trappings of power as well as its reality; yet he never swerved from his.
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  • We baptized the infant and had all the usual trappings of Xmas, a tree, and plum pudding and even an open hearth.
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  • This latter belief, which was, moreover, flattering to their vanity, the Greek leaders were astute enough to foster; the propaganda of Adamantios Coraes (q.v.) had done its work; and wily brigands, like Odysseus of Ithaka, assuming the style and trappings of antiquity, posed as the champions of classic culture against the barbarian.
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  • He delighted in the society of scholars - Alcuin, Angilbert, Paul the Lombard, Peter of Pisa and others, and in this company the trappings of rank were laid aside and the emperor was known simply as David.
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  • In the evening a procession goes to the mosque, the principal figure being a white horse with white trappings, upon which is seated a small boy, the horse and the lad, who represents Hosain, being smeared with blood.
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  • The last ball attracted 80 guests who danced the night away surrounded by the trappings of a medeival castle.
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  • She was far too masculine in mind and temperament, and her extravagant addiction to the outward trappings of femininity was probably due to the absence or atrophy of deeper feminine instincts.
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  • This is why Islamic revivalist movements like the Taliban tend to revert to the cultural trappings of the dark ages.
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  • Though he has shared the screen with some of the biggest names in Tinseltown, he chooses to spend his life now away from red carpets and other celebrity trappings.
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  • Smaller ships are more intimate but still offer luxurious trappings for a spectacular cruise, while the largest ships have dozens of amenities, activities, and features to explore.
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  • This style sought to evoke a feeling of pride in the achievements of modern industry, and the highly functional nature of art deco reflects a desire in people to move beyond the frivolous, over-ornate trappings of previous movements.
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  • Flow across the resistive element produces a small differential pressure across the two pressure trappings.
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  • This includes all of the trappings you'd expect such as a luxury home, an expensive car or two, a getaway vacation villa and expensive clothes.
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  • One of these events is a prom, and includes all of the trappings of an actual high school prom.
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  • What was the purpose of the brazen intruder, and to what end had he tampered with the trappings of such a formidable adversary?
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  • Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
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  • Consumers can choose from modestly-priced yet technologically-advanced timepieces or from watches that offer the best Swiss Army features decked out in sumptuous designer trappings.
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  • While the lyrics do mention the partygoers getting sentimental about some of the traditional trappings of Christmas, the focus is on having fun - dancing and trying to spend some time under the mistletoe with a loved one.
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  • Throw a birthday party with all of the trappings of a kid's birthday party.
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  • Momma's Boys has all of the trappings of your average reality dating show.
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  • It's easy to get caught up in the external trappings of race gear, but with this heat, what a race driver wears beneath their uniform is important, too.
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  • Asanebo eschews the typical sushi bar trappings and offers sophisticated tastes featuring only food that is in season.
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