feel vs touch

feel touch

Definitions

  • 1) Perception by touch or by sensation of the skin.
  • 2) Intuitive awareness or natural ability.
  • 3) An act or instance of touching or feeling.
  • 4) An overall impression or effect.
  • 5) Vulgar An act or instance of sexual touching or fondling.
  • 6) A sensation of any kind, or a vague mental impression or feeling.
  • 7) The sense or a sensation of touch.
  • 8) That quality in an object by which it appeals to the sense of touch.
  • 9) To try by touch; examine by touching with the hands or otherwise; test by contact: as, to feel a piece of cloth; to feel the ground with the feet; a blind man feels his way with a stick.
  • 10) To perceive by the sense of smell; smell.
  • 11) To have a sensation or sense-perception of. Specifically
  • 12) To be or become aware of through material action upon any nerves of sensation other than those of sight, hearing, taste, and smell; have a sensation (other than those of the above-mentioned senses) of: as, to feel the cold; to feel a lump in the throat (through involuntary closure); to feel an inclination to cough. [The application of the word to the normal action of the higher senses is obsolete, except in the abstract meaning of perceiving by means of sensation in general: as, the higher animals feel light, heat, sound, etc. See def. 2.]
  • 13) To have a perception of (some external or internal condition of things) through a more or less complex mental state involving vague sensation: as, to feel the floor sinking; to feel one's mind becoming confused; to feel the approach of age.
  • 14) Reflexively, to have a sensation, feeling, perception, or impression concerning; perceive clearly to be.
  • 15) In general, to perceive or have a mental sense of; be conscious of; have a distinct or indistinct perception or mental impression of: as, to feel pleasure or pain; to feel the beauty of a landscape.
  • 16) To have experience of; suffer under: as, to feel the vengeance of an enemy.
  • 17) Much; many.
  • 18) Hence To make trial of in any way; test carefully or cautiously: as, to feel one's way in an undertaking; to feel the market by a small venture.
  • 19) To regard with feeling or emotion; be aroused to feeling (especially disagreeable feeling) by: as, he felt his disgrace keenly.
  • 20) To be conscious of a specified kind or quality of physical, mental, or emotional state.
  • 21) To have compassion or sympathy.
  • 22) To produce a particular impression; appear to be; seem.
  • 23) To produce a particular sensation, especially through the sense of touch.
  • 24) To undergo the experience of.
  • 25) To perceive as a physical sensation.
  • 26) To examine by touching: synonym: touch.
  • 27) To believe; think.
  • 28) To experience the sensation of touch.
  • 29) To be aware of; sense.
  • 30) To be persuaded of (something) on the basis of intuition, emotion, or other indefinite grounds.
  • 31) To test or explore with caution.
  • 32) To touch.
  • 33) To perceive through the sense of touch.
  • 34) To seek or explore something by the sense of touch.
  • 35) To be emotionally affected by.
  • 36) (feel like) To have an inclination or desire for.
  • 37) (feel in (one's) bones) To have an intuition of.
  • 38) (feel like (oneself)) To sense oneself as being in one's normal state of health or spirits.
  • 39) (feel (one's) oats) To act in a self-important manner.
  • 40) (feel (one's) oats) To be energetic and playful.

Definitions

  • 1) A characteristic way of doing things.
  • 2) Sports An instance of contacting or propelling the ball or puck.
  • 3) A light push; a tap.
  • 4) An ability to propel a ball a desired distance; control or accuracy.
  • 5) The resistance to pressure characteristic of the keys of a keyboard.
  • 6) A small amount; a dash.
  • 7) A mild attack.
  • 8) A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture.
  • 9) A facility; a knack.
  • 10) A prospect for a loan or handout.
  • 11) A small change or addition, or the effect achieved by it.
  • 12) A discernible mark or effect left by contact with something.
  • 13) A suggestion, hint, or tinge.
  • 14) The act of approaching someone for a loan or handout.
  • 15) The state of being in contact or communication.
  • 16) The physiological sense by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body.
  • 17) An official stamp indicating the quality of a metal product.
  • 18) A manner or technique of striking the keys of a keyboard instrument.
  • 19) The act or an instance of touching.
  • 20) To stamp (tested metal).
  • 21) To disturb or move by handling.
  • 22) Mathematics To be tangent to.
  • 23) To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else.
  • 24) To come up to; reach.
  • 25) To play (a musical piece).
  • 26) Slang To wheedle a loan or handout from.
  • 27) To deal with, especially in passing; treat briefly or allusively.
  • 28) To bring something into light contact with.
  • 29) Archaic To strike or pluck the keys or strings of (a musical instrument).
  • 30) To draw with light strokes.
  • 31) To touch someone or something.
  • 32) To be or come into contact.
  • 33) To eat or drink; taste.
  • 34) To affect the emotions of; move to tender response.
  • 35) To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel.
  • 36) To color slightly; tinge.
  • 37) To match in quality; equal.
  • 38) To be pertinent to; concern.
  • 39) To change or improve by adding fine lines or strokes.
  • 40) To press or push lightly; tap.
  • 41) To injure slightly.
  • 42) To meet without going beyond; adjoin.
  • 43) To lay hands on in violence.

Examples

  • 1) So my family still feel very emotional about this.
  • 2) You have made this place feel like home to me.
  • 3) They are perfect for getting early gifts and feeling festive.
  • 4) One feels one sees right through this music.
  • 5) Did she write the book because she felt guilty about having an appetite?
  • 6) This heartfelt series about friendship and family will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
  • 7) Work feels like less of a chore now you have promised to use your special skills rather than sideline them.
  • 8) Many are still feeling the effects.
  • 9) In effect what you are hoping to avoid happening and you experience what feels like an overreaction by others towards your illness.
  • 10) I feel it's become a part of my life.
  • 11) Many fear they will need the stuff one day or feel guilty about chucking out unwanted gifts.
  • 12) With the rainy and windy weather it will feel quite cold.
  • 13) You felt something was going to give.
  • 14) Everything you touch and feel is a step up in quality.
  • 15) Working cuff buttons and sharp fitted blocks give a quality feel.
  • 16) More than a third think they look great or feel cosy in jeans.
  • 17) Making notes for books feels so much more pompous and important when you use one of these.
  • 18) This feels like an epic with more chapters to come.
  • 19) Visit the college you are thinking of applying to and get a feel for the place.
  • 20) So its effects will be felt around the world.
  • 21) You have a gift for making people feel valued and warming frosty relationships at work and home.
  • 22) You are a good cousin to feel the instinctive sympathy to write with love and condolences.
  • 23) They were feeling my two day absence.
  • 24) Would you expect other people to feel happy about your unhappiness?
  • 25) The whole thing felt like a stunt.
  • 26) You know how it made you feel after one experience.
  • 27) Winning games makes this country feel a better place.
  • 28) The police officers felt they could act with impunity.
  • 29) Just think of how physically drained you feel when you become worried or depressed about something.
  • 30) To not care what folk think of you feels wonderful.
  • 31) They seem nice and it feels good to talk.
  • 32) And warmer weather makes us feel more sociable.
  • 33) Being shamed into not speaking of the less photogenic ones makes us feel that we are a lone freak.
  • 34) As a doctor, with his finger against a pulse, is able to feel the heart rate, when I am up there speaking, I can _feel_ the reaction to what I am saying.
  • 35) Sisters in Christ I feel an interest in _you_, and often has the secret prayer arisen on your behalf, Lord "open thou their eyes that they may see wondrous things out of thy Law" -- It is then, because I _do feel_ and _do pray_ for you, that
  • 36) And while we believe that such efforts are praiseworthy for the reason that many persons must be first convinced in that way, still we feel that one must really _feel_ the truth of the doctrine from something within his own consciousness, before he will really _believe_ it to be truth.
  • 37) I feel thankful for your praise of my conduct; all is going on well, but it would be needless to attempt to deny that I _feel_ the _change_, and
  • 38) You will love the charm and rustic feel of this 2 family town house style with a single family \ "feel\". on almost 2 acres of land. 3 outbuildings including Large horse barn and sheds.
  • 39) I'm sorry you feel shitty, and I'm sure that the warmth of strangers is no help at all, but as a reader I * feel* like I know you, and consequently care about you.
  • 40) (as you wish to be chained), chain you, rivet you -- do you feel how the little fine chain twists round and round you? do you hear the stroke of the riveting? and you may _feel that_ too.
  • 41) ‘Both of them were pacing around the beach, feeling the hot sand beneath their cold feet.’
  • 42) ‘He suddenly felt his brother's hand on his arm.’
  • 43) ‘I can almost feel the texture of candyfloss in my hair or the stickiness of a toffee apple all over my face.’
  • 44) ‘I felt someone touch my hand.’
  • 45) ‘She testified that she placed her left hand on the man's forehead and felt no hair.’
  • 46) ‘When Turat tugs a long, sturdy aluminum tent stake out of the ground, he feels the pointed end with his finger and catches Smith's eye.’
  • 47) ‘She could feel a rough wall against her back and she wondered where they had taken her.’
  • 48) ‘Alexia was about to get up when she was yanked backwards by her hair, she felt a knife at her throat and looked up.’
  • 49) ‘She felt around for the lock and grimaced when she felt the cold metal touch her skin.’
  • 50) ‘I walked around the park in my bare feet, feeling the cool soft grass, until I found a shady spot to sit down.’
  • 51) ‘Lise felt the vibrations on the ground coming closer.’
  • 52) ‘While it is still winter, we can start to feel the change in climate upon us.’
  • 53) ‘I didn't know what was going on, but apparently they had felt the vibrations from the quake and come out of the sand.’
  • 54) ‘Sitting in the car on a wet afternoon, I felt the hairs prick up on the back of my neck.’
  • 55) ‘When he hears a particularly fine piece, he says he can feel the hairs coming up on his arms.’
  • 56) ‘He felt the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end as he sensed that Lucas was nearby.’
  • 57) ‘After a few minutes, he felt the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end like he was being watched.’
  • 58) ‘When she stepped out of the alley, she immediately felt the hair on the back of her neck prickle.’
  • 59) ‘He had just turned on the water and began shampooing his hair when he felt the door open.’
  • 60) ‘She felt them braid her hair very tightly and then heard them take the scissors to it.’
  • 61) ‘Cecil ran a soothing hand down her hair as he felt tears coursing down his own face.’
  • 62) ‘She could feel the water begin to ebb away from her skin, and she felt her damp hair drying.’
  • 63) ‘I felt a strand of hair fall across my face and a moment later a tender hand brush it back into place.’
  • 64) ‘She could hear shallow breathing and felt the warmth of a body turn over.’
  • 65) ‘He could still close his eyes and see her face, smell her hair and feel the touch of her hand on his.’
  • 66) ‘She felt it remove the short ribbon binding her hair, felt the braid loosen and her blue tresses whip free.’
  • 67) ‘A hand went up to her hair as she felt it falling out of the bun in wisps beside her temples.’
  • 68) ‘A familiar Spring breeze blew past us and I felt my hair brushing against my face.’
  • 69) ‘She found a rare empty seat and was walking toward it when she felt a tap on her shoulder.’
  • 70) ‘Mac ran a hand over his short hair, then gently felt the bump on the back of his head.’
  • 71) ‘I felt around under the bed for some kind of weapon: if they made one more move on him it'd be their last.’
  • 72) ‘I felt around and found some old newspapers and tried to cover myself.’
  • 73) ‘On her way down the stairs she felt inside her pocket to make sure she still had the keys.’
  • 74) ‘He backed away from the couch, and felt for the light switch.’
  • 75) ‘I just keep feeling the hair in the back there and trying to get all the hair on the back of my neck off.’
  • 76) ‘Head to the first floor where the exhibitors have taken individual rooms to get you to see, touch, and feel the products.’
  • 77) ‘In the afternoon Burginde rummaged amongst our wool sacks, feeling with her hands how much carded fleece was left.’
  • 78) ‘She ran a hand through her hair and felt the cut where she had been roughed up by Derek.’
  • 79) ‘I don't feel, can't feel, don't want to feel.’
  • 80) ‘Collections of people do not have unique consciousness or identities: ‘society’ and ‘the people’ do not feel, need, think, or have rights.’
  • 81) ‘Rest assured that the material used in this is of a much higher quality, and feels good to the touch.’
  • 82) ‘I continued to feel relaxed all evening, my face had a healthy glow and my skin had never felt softer.’
  • 83) ‘Remove the garlic and continue cooking the aubergine for a further ten minutes, or until it feels soft and the skin is charred and black.’
  • 84) ‘It rubs in quickly leaving your skin feeling softer after a few minutes.’
  • 85) ‘The NRC developed a new enzyme, designed to make hemp feel softer but remain durable.’
  • 86) ‘Fleece is made from polyester and is designed to feel soft, warm and elastic.’
  • 87) ‘My energy levels appear to be rising and my skin is losing its papery pallor and feels softer.’
  • 88) ‘Placing his hand on the creature's neck, Erik let out a small smile as he felt how soft it was.’
  • 89) ‘It was deep and had wonderful hues of gold and other colors mingled in with it and it even felt soft to walk on.’
  • 90) ‘The soft baby skin felt like silk and the bit of fuzz on the baby's head tickled Maya's hand.’
  • 91) ‘The sand beneath my feet felt so good, soft and cool while the ocean water came up to my ankles.’
  • 92) ‘She gave me her hand, which felt cold, like the skin of a serpent.’
  • 93) ‘Add powdered milk until dough feels soft, smooth, and not sticky.’
  • 94) ‘Her palm feels warm and soft and smooth, and I know because I shook hands with her when I wished her good luck for her history exam.’
  • 95) ‘If your lawn feels soft and spongy, chances are you've got thatch.’
  • 96) ‘The lightweight, non-oily formula absorbs instantly so skin feels clean, soft and smooth.’
  • 97) ‘My clothes feel wet.’
  • 98) ‘They were cautiously feeling things out, but when the conversation didn't blow up in their faces, their voices grew more confident.’
  • 99) ‘After you feel the situation out you can take appropriate action.’
  • 100) ‘An analyst reported that elements in the army were feeling out support from foreign governments for a move against the president.’
  • 101) ‘Over the next four years he made further visits to New York to feel out the market.’
  • 102) ‘So, if you want to get close, maybe try to feel out her worldview before you feel her up.’
  • 103) ‘They groped us, felt us up and thrust their pelvic regions into our backsides.’
  • 104) ‘Yeah, he was just feeling you up and getting off with you!’
  • 105) ‘After Evan had felt me up, I really didn't like people touching me.’
  • 106) ‘He wants you all to himself, he doesn't even like other people looking at you, much less feeling you up,’ he said in a sexy voice, and pulled her close to him.’
  • 107) ‘We start making out and I started feeling her up.’
  • 108) ‘But if you were felt up at a high school party because you got a little too drunk to say no, maybe we should put you in jail.’
  • 109) ‘He taught me and my sister backgammon and felt us up.’
  • 110) ‘While waiting in queue to buy their tickets, they were mobbed by local men, who manhandled them, pushed them into a corner, pressed against them and felt them up.’
  • 111) ‘I spin my head to see who felt me up, and it's just a woman with no distinguishable features who looks like she's on her way to work too.’
  • 112) ‘He might feel shock or surprise or perhaps amusement, and I did not want my gift to give rise to any of these thoughts in him.’
  • 113) ‘Reddish tints gleamed in her hair, and he felt the urge to run his hands through it.’
  • 114) ‘They both grinned at me and I suddenly felt uncomfortable under their gazes.’
  • 115) ‘However, not all SFU students feel so strongly about the issue.’
  • 116) ‘She forced herself to refocus on what was going on in front of her and suddenly felt at ease.’
  • 117) ‘She almost felt ashamed for it, though she knew she shouldn't.’
  • 118) ‘Do you ever feel uncomfortable leaving a comment on a blog you've never commented on before?’
  • 119) ‘In general, respondents felt confident in their abilities to deal with alcohol problems.’
  • 120) ‘Many women feel uneasy about taking medications during pregnancy.’
  • 121) ‘I felt dizzy from standing so quickly when I had gotten out of bed.’
  • 122) ‘She pulled herself up using the wall as a support, still feeling dizzy.’
  • 123) ‘When I think about it, I just feel horribly guilty.’
  • 124) ‘Training supported by a mentoring programme and a help desk can help staff feel more secure.’
  • 125) ‘We like people to settle in, make it their own and feel comfortable.’
  • 126) ‘He made me feel welcome when I came back from my injury, too.’
  • 127) ‘I felt like a failure and ate more, only making me feel worse.’
  • 128) ‘Maybe you should do something nice for her, to make her feel special.’
  • 129) ‘Can the reader feel pity and terror for Macbeth?’
  • 130) ‘Does this mean I have to find friends that make me feel inferior?’
  • 131) ‘All the swallowing has made me feel ill and keeping anything down is hard.’
  • 132) ‘It can take several minutes to complete the mayonnaise, by which time your whisking arm will feel dead.’
  • 133) ‘Reading a diary - even if its author is several hundred years dead - sometimes feels voyeuristic.’
  • 134) ‘We also aim to make parents feel more confident.’
  • 135) ‘However, she felt a twinge of disappointment when she couldn't see him.’
  • 136) ‘He felt a strong urge to run, but his friends were in there.’
  • 137) ‘I have just been down to Myrtle Walk and felt physically sickened by its filthy, dilapidated state.’
  • 138) ‘The survey highlighted that 68 per cent of the residents feel safer now than they did before the Neighbourhood Wardens started.’
  • 139) ‘Parents feel helpless in today's changing world and wonder how to cope with the truant child.’
  • 140) ‘There's no gate at the entrance and students just don't feel safe.’
  • 141) ‘It was helpful, but I felt a failure if I couldn't make him fall around laughing.’
  • 142) ‘Perhaps in some way they feel abandoned and search for someone who is always going to need them.’
  • 143) ‘They had felt capable of carrying out the work which was being sought.’
  • 144) ‘The only thing I felt capable of doing was locking myself in a room and making a record.’
  • 145) ‘The capital side have been excelling in ladies football for the past few seasons, however this team now feels capable of taking on anyone.’
  • 146) ‘I feel better and more capable, and more attractive now than I have ever felt in my life.’
  • 147) ‘He pulled his knees up to his chest and wrapped his arms around his legs feeling very out of place.’
  • 148) ‘When you feel comfortable on one foot with your eyes open, close them.’
  • 149) ‘Her people are crying in front of her and she felt out of place.’
  • 150) ‘Jones says it is not just about dealing with employees that feel under pressure.’
  • 151) ‘These are the people who rock up to class each week just because it makes them feel dead sexy.’
  • 152) ‘But following off-season surgery to his wrist and shoulder, he feels ready for the physical demands of Super League.’
  • 153) ‘After losing more than a stone since the Open, he also feels in the best physical shape of his life.’
  • 154) ‘I twisted my hair up in a knot and suddenly, in the soft light, felt quite beautiful.’
  • 155) ‘But, just a few months shy of his 28th birthday, as well as reaching his peak physically, he feels that he is at his mental best, too.’
  • 156) ‘She asked if we needed any help, and I said we could maybe use a hand if she felt up to it.’
  • 157) ‘I have not felt up to writing this description of events until today.’
  • 158) ‘Be gentle with yourself if you don't feel up to exercising.’
  • 159) ‘Today's technicians welcome the focus on their jobs and feel up to the challenge.’
  • 160) ‘I wasn't really concentrating and I wasn't feeling myself.’
  • 161) ‘Two decades ago she was a highly driven academic - until the fateful morning when she got out of bed feeling not quite herself.’
  • 162) ‘Art is a luxury, so our industry often feels an economic downturn before other industries.’
  • 163) ‘As a committed family man he would have felt those tragedies keenly.’
  • 164) ‘When trading started again on Monday morning, the financial impact of the failure was quickly felt.’
  • 165) ‘Smith died in 2003 of a fatal stab wound to the heart and his departure has been felt around the world.’
  • 166) ‘The effects of climate change continue to be felt around the world, with increasing severity.’
  • 167) ‘We're all feeling the loss of heroes that we love.’
  • 168) ‘People have truly felt for the victims and responded with money and in other ways.’
  • 169) ‘We feel deeply for the plight of the refugees.’
  • 170) ‘He does not feel for the families of the dead or for the thirty-five million of us who live in poverty.’
  • 171) ‘He genuinely feels for his people, and he wants them to be in a position where they don't have to suffer any longer.’
  • 172) ‘Lesley now feels her search has hit a brick wall and would desperately like help or advice on how to take it further.’
  • 173) ‘Probably only two seconds had gone by, but it felt like an eternity.’
  • 174) ‘I knew there were lots of things I wasn't doing right but I always felt I was capable of it, you know?’
  • 175) ‘‘My guys up there said it felt like an eternity,’ Marks said.’
  • 176) ‘I did not get really angry at her - for some reason I felt I had to be gentle with her.’
  • 177) ‘It's almost as if people feel the need to apologize if they don't follow some party line.’
  • 178) ‘After three years of hard graft in LA, the young Dubliner felt success was just a matter of time.’
  • 179) ‘Former party official Matthew Taylor feels that conference has become ‘ritualistic and pointless’.’
  • 180) ‘In the end, Lee felt the parties were looking to exploit his difficulties for publicity.’
  • 181) ‘Interviews with a number of children and their parents emphasised how successful they felt the event to be.’
  • 182) ‘McLeish admitted it had been a tough election but felt the contest had delivered him a mandate.’
  • 183) ‘He feels the protest has achieved what it set out to do and is hopeful the government will cut the fuel tax.’
  • 184) ‘Everyone I contacted in my highly unscientific poll feels this election was more than a defeat.’
  • 185) ‘Cooper also feels Ferguson's success has sparked a sharp increase in his detractors.’
  • 186) ‘I felt the programme focussed a bit too much on what it was like to be a ‘man’ in 2005.’
  • 187) ‘He felt the business market between Edinburgh and Europe was under-served.’
  • 188) ‘Calderwood felt Aberdeen's performance was decent up until the goal but degenerated thereafter.’
  • 189) ‘In their first eight games, they dropped 11 points, and Aidie Moran felt changes had to be made.’
  • 190) ‘But he felt the markets might lose their special appeal if they became a routine, weekly event.’
  • 191) ‘But he felt the management change would see the service finally getting back on the right track.’
  • 192) ‘Cumbria team manager Roger Hackney said he felt the county championship was being downgraded.’
  • 193) ‘He felt the changes in lifestyle and especially in farming in recent years was a factor.’
  • 194) ‘We felt these meetings did give people the opportunity to clarify points and make their views known.’
  • 195) ‘He said he felt the incident was a form of discrimination and had left him angry and wanting an explanation.’
  • 196) ‘He said he felt a change of direction was needed when he took over at the pub, which had stiff competition.’
  • 197) ‘My policy is to ignore readers who feel it necessary to resort to insults.’
  • 198) ‘Was his life at the ranch so difficult he felt it necessary to leave?’
  • 199) ‘I let him have a feel of my hair and kept saying ‘it's a bit of a shock, isn't it?’ (must have been terrifying for a two year old!).’
  • 200) ‘At 11.25 I wondered if I had any spots that might need squeezing and had a feel round my face.’
  • 201) ‘The girls were dancing about and the men were trying to get a feel as they walked by, and things were getting out of hand.’
  • 202) ‘Give him the warren of streets with their hiding places and dolly birds willing to feed and shelter a man for a few quick feels.’
  • 203) ‘If you have children under five, it's worth having a quick feel inside the video recorder for rogue bananas before angrily demanding a refund.’
  • 204) ‘Their bumpy quality comes from the raised relief so blind people can identify different bills by feel.’
  • 205) ‘The best way to tell a ripe avocado is by feel.’
  • 206) ‘It was fairly rough to the feel, and looked like it had been made out of crushed granite, cement, and water mixed together.’
  • 207) ‘Parts of plants are generally described as ‘succulent’ if they are particularly fleshy, not woody, to the feel and noticeably watery if squashed.’
  • 208) ‘The fabric is made of 43% polyester and 57% combed cotton, with a cotton-rich feel.’
  • 209) ‘It was a light gray coat made of a material that had the feel of soft fur, but the look of well-made leather.’
  • 210) ‘Polyurethane is extremely light and has the feel of hardened styrene foam.’
  • 211) ‘But the film's authentic feel is undermined by a series of political compromises.’
  • 212) ‘The seats are very close together, and this lends an intimate, crowded feel to the place.’
  • 213) ‘The first is to give an overall feel of the film.’
  • 214) ‘"Unicorn Dream " is one of these and has the airy feel of a Scandinavian piece.’
  • 215) ‘But what makes this movie so much fun is the authentic retro feel.’
  • 216) ‘Instead the Cat and Fiddle had an almost homely feel about it.’
  • 217) ‘The interior has the homely feel of a comfortable country retreat rather than a royal palace.’
  • 218) ‘The stadium's multitude of glass creates a light, airy feel.’
  • 219) ‘The film has a very gritty, realistic feel, again lifting it above being a merely stereotypical genre exercise.’
  • 220) ‘The vocals soar over the mix adding to the epic feel of each track.’
  • 221) ‘Mr Taylor said: " The materials were specially chosen to create an airy feel.’
  • 222) ‘Besides, it only adds to the gritty, realistic feel Bogdanovich was aiming for.’

Examples

  • 1) It seemed to take him a long time to touch bottom, and when he had, he wondered if _touch_ was quite the word.
  • 2) By means of the nerves terminating in the touch corpuscles, the skin serves as the _organ of touch_, or feeling
  • 3) "So brilliant," said she, "so short-lived, as my friend Lady Emmeline K---- once said, 'London wit is like gas, which lights at a touch, and at a touch can be extinguished;'" and Lady Davenant concluded with a compliment to him who was known to have this "_touch and go_" of good conversation to perfection.
  • 4) Slide 9: Word Work  un+ touch+ ed = untouched - not to touch  un + know +
  • 5) I gotta put my hands on those motors -- touch 'em -- I mean really _touch 'em_ -- then I know what to do! "
  • 6) Running away without keeping in touch is something that a 19 year old fry cook at Dennys would do, but a governor?
  • 7) I don't actually follow Northern Irish news all that closely these days, but one of the ways I keep in touch is to read the weekly political update from lobbying firm Chambré Public Affairs (I still feel a bit guilty about nearly putting the author's eye out with an arrow from a toy bow when he was five and I was six).
  • 8) Why my fellow award winners and nominees have not kept in touch is beyond me.
  • 9) Seventy-one percent report that keeping in touch is easier, 53% report it improves communication, and 45% report that family relationships overall are improved with the Internet.
  • 10) ‘Its majestic branches drooped dramatically, some nearly touching the ground, but all providing a cozy little curtain whenever the crew decided to hang around at its grassy base.’
  • 11) ‘She was curled up in a cozy little ball with her arms around her knees, nightshirt trailing beneath her like a ghostly shroud, not quite touching the floor.’
  • 12) ‘He was incredibly professional looking, his black and gray robes nearly touching the floor.’
  • 13) ‘His arms remained stretched out above him, his knees were almost, but not quite, touching the floor.’
  • 14) ‘Descend until your left knee bends 90 degrees and your right knee nearly touches the floor.’
  • 15) ‘Of course, in my dreams I neither escape nor do I falter and stumble - I run hard, but my feet don't quite touch the ground, so I don't actually move.’
  • 16) ‘The long sleeves widened and ended in points that did not quite touch the ground.’
  • 17) ‘Clearings exhibited large quantities of grapes that crept along from shrub to shrub, their huge bunches of fruit nearly touching the ground.’
  • 18) ‘His feet weren't quite touching the top of the roof.’
  • 19) ‘And he's the only man I've ever seen who could sit in a chair and touch both elbows on the floor.’
  • 20) ‘Knees bent fully, her skirt flares like a golden fan nearly touching the floor.’
  • 21) ‘Lie on the floor, face down, toes touching the ground and elbows positioned below your shoulders.’
  • 22) ‘Her raven hair was brushed down nearly touching her shoulders.’
  • 23) ‘Samantha had remained erect, very still, and dry-eyed, her back not touching the witness chair.’
  • 24) ‘His head hung low, with his chin nearly touching his chest.’
  • 25) ‘She sat straight in her chair, the small of her back never touching the chair.’
  • 26) ‘She was still hanging over the edge of the bunk, the ends of her hair nearly touching my covers.’
  • 27) ‘Then their lips touched for just a moment and then they drew back slightly.’
  • 28) ‘He didn't grip her tightly but barely let his fingers touch her body.’
  • 29) ‘A mother who picks up an affected new-born baby suddenly discovers she has left a trail of blisters across its body - just by touching it gently.’
  • 30) ‘Stealthily I moved in, until I was so close I could have actually touched the little body that lay motionless in the grass in front of me.’
  • 31) ‘None of the police officers at the scene said they had touched the body.’
  • 32) ‘Nowadays, you know, my children are very aware, it's like you know, this is my body and you can't touch it.’
  • 33) ‘I felt slender fingers touch my chin and brought it upwards to meet his beautiful eyes.’
  • 34) ‘He took in a deep breath, touching my body gently, tenderly… hesitantly.’
  • 35) ‘Her face was cold and lifeless… it was just like touching a dead body.’
  • 36) ‘She said the move, however, attracted call boys who began shouting and touching her body instead of helping her.’
  • 37) ‘I imagined just touching his weakened body, and it breaking into shards like a china doll.’
  • 38) ‘He was a bit too close for comfort, but it felt good to feel his body occasionally touching mine.’
  • 39) ‘It is by virtue of this principle that the doctor who treats him, the nurse who cares for him, even the relative or friend or neighbour who comes in to look after him will commit no wrong when he or she touches his body.’
  • 40) ‘He feels the officers watching as he touches the body with his latex-gloved hand.’
  • 41) ‘She reached out to him, her whole body quivering, and touched his hand.’
  • 42) ‘When he finally died, they touched his body as they bound him in a sheet, feeling the paper thin skin, almost touching bone.’
  • 43) ‘I can't stand to even touch my own body, to wash, even get dressed.’
  • 44) ‘They reached, and for one agonising moment they touched fingers…’
  • 45) ‘She hands him back his credit card, and their fingers touch for a moment.’
  • 46) ‘Their hands touched slightly and Ann pulled back as though she had been burned.’
  • 47) ‘How many times had he wished that the moments their fingers touched, their shoulders brushed, their eyes met, that they could tell each other what the both already knew?’
  • 48) ‘I felt a shiver run up my spine as our shoulders touched, and I moved away from him slightly.’
  • 49) ‘The moment their lips touched, Kynan's inner battle was lost.’
  • 50) ‘It felt like an eternity before Lena would release her hold, but the moment their lips touched and their eyes closed, time lost all meaning.’
  • 51) ‘Before their lips touched, however, he hesitated slightly and looked at Molly to make sure she was okay with this.’
  • 52) ‘Their hands touched slightly when they went to grab their drinks.’
  • 53) ‘But the moment their lips touched, he knew something inside of him had changed.’
  • 54) ‘He held her hand until only their fingertips touched, then the distance became too great and the contact was lost.’
  • 55) ‘Our fingers touched, and electricity crackled in the night.’
  • 56) ‘Walking into the youth room, where the senior high Sunday school class met, my mind instantly recalled the moment our lips touched.’
  • 57) ‘Their lips touched softly and fused into a long, slow embrace.’
  • 58) ‘Right before our lips touched, he jumped back and pulled his hand away as if he suddenly realized what was about to happen.’
  • 59) ‘Finally, their lips touched and for a moment, Tyler found himself in a haze.’
  • 60) ‘The moment our lips touched, it was like a dam breaking and he grabbed me, kissing me hard, pushing me back against the bookcase.’
  • 61) ‘For a brief second their lips touched in a light kiss, the caress of each other sending shivers down their spins.’
  • 62) ‘Their fingers touched momentarily, but it sent a familiar tingling through him.’
  • 63) ‘The air around them seemed to be charged with electricity as their lips touched.’
  • 64) ‘Superb play from Ballack, who robbed Fabregas and then touched the ball past him to earn a time-wasting free-kick.’
  • 65) ‘A cross from Pat Gaughan found Wayne Crossley and he touched the ball into the bottom corner.’
  • 66) ‘The supporting Rob Bourne was tackled almost on the line. A ruck was formed, and hooker Matt Hartley touched the ball down to score an unconverted try.’
  • 67) ‘Within a minute of the restart, Keeler was on target again to give Dorchester the lead, touching the ball past Wilson after being put clear in the box.’
  • 68) ‘I hadn't touched the gear handle or flaps after the shot, and, therefore, reasoned the gear and flaps still were down.’
  • 69) ‘Nevertheless, these are dangerous animals and should not be touched or interfered with in any way by divers.’
  • 70) ‘McLaren were also fined even though the contents of the box were not touched and were legal.’
  • 71) ‘Education chiefs in York have pledged not to touch the amount of money going to schools, despite planned budget cuts of £884,000.’
  • 72) ‘We have found them in beds, hidden in children's rooms, in cellars with locked doors that do not look as though they have been touched for 30 years.’
  • 73) ‘King Charles Court had not been touched for 30 years.’
  • 74) ‘Blogger's new image feature has screwed up my template which I haven't touched in years.’
  • 75) ‘If you try to harm me, or touch me, you may suffer a worse fate.’
  • 76) ‘If you dared touch her you are as good as dead and that is by my law!’
  • 77) ‘An enormous hate wells up in her for the man who would dare to touch her mother; the woman who works herself almost to death to provide for her child.’
  • 78) ‘There were reports of people hitting people but nobody touched anybody.’
  • 79) ‘If they dare to touch me again, they will see what will happen to them.’
  • 80) ‘I'm going to fight if you touch me or hurt me or do harm to my family.’
  • 81) ‘But Alexander did not leave, he came closer, but did not dare to touch me.’
  • 82) ‘The fearsome, spotted creature was a kitten in his hands and ruthless to anyone else that dared to touch her.’
  • 83) ‘My stepmom didn't dare to touch me anymore and it's still the same between me and my dad.’
  • 84) ‘Her brother Ephes has murderous tendencies towards anyone who dares to touch her.’
  • 85) ‘As far as Kip knew, no one in Pete's neighborhood had touched him since, but Pete was always careful to sleep over at Kip's house after a late game.’
  • 86) ‘There had been talk among their generals to bring her here before, but none had dared to touch her.’
  • 87) ‘We'd make sure they never touched this generation of students.’
  • 88) ‘It can be flown in all shapes and sizes, there is no right way up, as there is with the Union flag; you can stick it in an office window and they can't touch you for it.’
  • 89) ‘It wasn't that the government had left a legal loophole before 1974, whereby you could put a bomb in a pub and they couldn't touch you for it.’
  • 90) ‘Just smear some on your neck and I promise you, no vampire will touch you for a decade.’
  • 91) ‘After writing this article I could get into my car, strap a pork pie to my head and sing the national anthem while chugging down the motorway at a cool 70 mph and they could not touch me for it.’
  • 92) ‘‘I don't see why you're so concerned,’ he spat back, unable to control his words, ‘he'd never touch you for your brother's sake.’’
  • 93) ‘‘The only one good thing about Kyle being shot at a party where several people where killed is that no one can touch him for all of the police that will be around him’ Blaze explained to the rest.’
  • 94) ‘The Deep has managed to build up credit worth £2.9m, but because it is a registered charity, does not pay tax, and therefore cannot touch the money.’
  • 95) ‘Are we still not touching money today because it's dirty?’
  • 96) ‘Since you cannot touch the money until you retire, you no longer have a rainy-day fund, or a down payment for a house.’
  • 97) ‘So Quiney can't touch the money at all unless he puts something in.’
  • 98) ‘From the very beginning, I knew that you were never even gonna touch this money.’
  • 99) ‘Pensions are a great way to save for the future because you can't touch the money until you retire.’
  • 100) ‘I won't be touching this money for perhaps 25 years, so it's all going into the stock market.’
  • 101) ‘That means a 35-year-old woman who quits her job to raise kids can't touch the money for 25 years.’
  • 102) ‘‘We don't want to touch the money, because we aren't the middlemen,’ Leonard said.’
  • 103) ‘I wouldn't know, I didn't touch any food or drink from breakfast onwards.’
  • 104) ‘True, it is hard for a monk not to touch money and to live without the comforts of this world.’
  • 105) ‘If your employer goes bust, it can not touch your pension fund, but you may not get as much as you had originally thought.’
  • 106) ‘When he leaves each day, you clear the dishes but can't touch the tip.’
  • 107) ‘Your investment mix would be limited, and you wouldn't be able to touch your money or borrow against it until you retire.’
  • 108) ‘She spent most of her time under the settee, pressed up as tight into the corner as she could, and hardly touched her food.’
  • 109) ‘You may not touch the funds saved in a retirement annuity before you are 55 years old.’
  • 110) ‘You can't touch your pension pot until you're at least fifty, which gives it time to grow.’
  • 111) ‘We hardly touched our wine and it was all I could to keep my eyes open.’
  • 112) ‘But you can only take a quarter of the accumulated fund as a tax-free lump sum and you can't touch any of the money until you retire - or you're 50 at least.’
  • 113) ‘After one sip he put down the glass; he has not touched a drink for 18 months.’
  • 114) ‘The result will create fear at the Today programme, where there should be pride. As so many times before, they were there with a story that nobody else would touch.’
  • 115) ‘I even came to him with that Faulkner book, which nobody would touch.’
  • 116) ‘I don't touch anything involved with electricity, for example.’
  • 117) ‘He went to Africa hoping to cover ‘an anticipated blossoming of democracy across the continent’, but in four years never touched the subject.’
  • 118) ‘What's more, they'll never touch stock like this again either.’
  • 119) ‘Is there value to certain types of non-nutty Internet speculation that the mainstream media, for the most part, refuse to touch?’
  • 120) ‘They do not want even to touch social and economic rights.’
  • 121) ‘They are even afraid to touch Shakespeare for its vast scope of interpretations and description, and there is nothing more tiring than a poor teacher with a Shakespeare volume.’
  • 122) ‘TV would not touch him for punditry duties, fearful of what he might say, and hence there was no glorious retirement into the public life of a celebrity, of the sort which his playing career so richly deserved.’
  • 123) ‘Mind you losing my job didn't do much for my reputation because no-one would touch me for the next three years.’
  • 124) ‘This was a concert for those touched by dispossession and resistance.’
  • 125) ‘Thanks for a great analysis touching many of the important bases.’
  • 126) ‘But the teaching also touched sentient beings as moral agents, as agents capable of affecting the welfare not only of themselves but of others as well.’
  • 127) ‘The senior undergraduate course in American constitutional law touches a host of moral issues buffeting our country today.’
  • 128) ‘The third issue concerns the question of repayment of legal aid, which touches the question of whether legal aid in a particular case will be a grant or be something more in the nature of a loan.’
  • 129) ‘Anyone whose life has been touched by cancer will be aware of the vitally important work of Macmillan nurses.’
  • 130) ‘The international jurisprudence to which we have referred does not touch this problem that we are concerned with, does it?’
  • 131) ‘It's like titillation value was more important than ability to touch or affect other people's lives.’
  • 132) ‘Healthcare is a matter of concern in most countries and one that touches everybody in some way.’
  • 133) ‘What has been labelled moral evil or human evil or sin touches every sphere of human activity.’
  • 134) ‘Your listeners should have the feeling at the end of your concert that something inside them has been touched and changed.’
  • 135) ‘Williams' plan is to raise awareness about ecological issues by touching the lives of students along his route, through school talks and media events.’
  • 136) ‘Nobody can fail to be touched by the plight of the two murdered girls in Soham and the ordeal of their families, friends and all those touched by this tragedy.’
  • 137) ‘However, stress seems to be at an almost epidemic level, touching all levels of society.’
  • 138) ‘Drug abuse and crime now touch all levels of society.’
  • 139) ‘Powered by the breath, this massage is a dynamic dance of the spirit that touches many different levels of consciousness.’
  • 140) ‘It will come to touch all our lives in a profound manner, and will figure prominently in all we think and do at all levels of civic life for a very long time.’
  • 141) ‘Before long, GPS will be touching our lives in so many positive ways that we'll wonder how we ever lived without it.’
  • 142) ‘Howe doesn't see the extended Internet really touching consumers in a major way until 2007, due to the expense.’
  • 143) ‘His expression touching bewilderment, he nevertheless returned my mother's overpowering embrace with a smile and genuine goodbye.’
  • 144) ‘An unidentifiable expression touches Michael's features, then he lets his eyelids fall shut and rotates his head away from us on the pillow.’
  • 145) ‘A wry smile touched Ame's lips as she ran her fingers over the faded image, eyes softening.’
  • 146) ‘Thomas frowned and shook his head, a minute smile touching his lips.’
  • 147) ‘His face was peaceful, a faint smile touching his lips.’
  • 148) ‘I watched him, quietly, with a gentle smile touching my lips.’
  • 149) ‘Remembering the Legendary Master's words after David had fallen, Viridian cannot stop the smile from touching her lips.’
  • 150) ‘He looked at her strangely, a faint smile touching his lips.’
  • 151) ‘‘You don't have to stay on the floor the whole way,’ he said, a smile touching his lips.’
  • 152) ‘She held up her hands, a ghost of a smile touching her lips.’
  • 153) ‘Her eyes were closed, and a slight smile was touching her lips.’
  • 154) ‘She whispered, a faint smile touching her lips, it was coming back.’
  • 155) ‘She slid her seatbelt on, a smile touching her lips as she started the car, scooting her seat forward since she had shorter legs.’
  • 156) ‘He answered honestly, a small ironic smile touching his lips as he realized the double meaning behind his words.’
  • 157) ‘Tanya bounded down the stairs, the slightest of smiles touching her lips as she recalled the previous night.’
  • 158) ‘He lowered his hand, a small smiled touching his lips.’
  • 159) ‘She looked down at his hand, bringing it up to her chest, next to her head, a soft smile touching her lips.’
  • 160) ‘He was staring at Cael, a smile touching his lips, as the latter took a step back, away from him.’
  • 161) ‘She shook her head, a shy smile touching her lips when she looked away from him.’
  • 162) ‘Nick was leaning against the wall with an amused smile touching his lips.’
  • 163) ‘His wife, who arranged the whole deal, kept trying to talk to him, but he couldn't take his eyes off Tommy Lee, who looked touched by the affection the dude had for him.’
  • 164) ‘Teach your teachers and leaders to pray before class starts, asking God to guide their words and touch the hearts of their students.’
  • 165) ‘I think your words have touched my heart completely.’
  • 166) ‘We remember well his sermon at the pope's funeral in Rome, how his words touched our hearts and the hearts of millions.’
  • 167) ‘I just wanted to extend my thanks to you for all of the wonderful books you've written, your words have touched both my mind and heart.’
  • 168) ‘Dylan is so touched by her kind words, and comes out from behind the bushes, to the shock of everyone sitting there.’
  • 169) ‘One of them, named Song, was deeply touched by the words that described his miserable life counter to his warm heart, bringing tears to her eyes.’
  • 170) ‘Kim took all of what Levi had said in slowly, the words touching her heart.’
  • 171) ‘It was homemade, and the words touched my heart.’
  • 172) ‘She was surprised to have been so touched by his words.’
  • 173) ‘His words touched Callie, who didn't miss the tremor in his voice.’
  • 174) ‘She'd been touched by his words, his teachings, and had found herself swept along in the wake of his passage.’
  • 175) ‘Jesus' words touched her heart and set her on the way of transformation.’
  • 176) ‘Her words touched my heart and the whole world seemed to crush me then.’
  • 177) ‘His words touched my heart, as though he were speaking to me personally.’
  • 178) ‘He wanted to break down in front of her and show her how those simple words had touched his soul.’
  • 179) ‘Her words had touched something deep within him, something bizarre and strange that frightened him.’
  • 180) ‘One of them, dressed in a violet pyjama and kurta, walked elegantly on the stage and greeted the students, who were touched by his appearance.’
  • 181) ‘Emma's family have been touched by the students' fund-raising.’
  • 182) ‘One thing was the same, however; the words touched them deeply and went straight to their hearts.’
  • 183) ‘The yen, meanwhile, held in check by Japan's central bank, can only manage a 41-month high, touching levels last seen in late 2000.’
  • 184) ‘From any standard this level is said to be touching the poverty line, but statistics show that despite the government's claims poverty is on the rise.’
  • 185) ‘The housing loan, the key component of the advance portfolio, touched the level of Rs 110 crore.’
  • 186) ‘I know that no one touches a Level Ten in real life, but for me, that line is the only reason I still continue to run or fly.’
  • 187) ‘With elections round the corner, the irritation is bound to touch nightmarish levels.’
  • 188) ‘While doubling the female literacy rates, during this decade, the male literacy rates touched the 75.49 per cent mark.’
  • 189) ‘The GDP growth rate touched new heights every quarter.’
  • 190) ‘With temperatures touching the 40s, it was not an easy task and, by the end of the week, we all smelled of sun cream and sweat.’
  • 191) ‘He was confident that the growth rate would touch a high of nine per cent during the last two quarters of the current year itself.’
  • 192) ‘As the temperatures touched the 80s, there was a typical end of pre-season feel about the opening exchanges.’
  • 193) ‘The foreign currency assets also saw a similar increase of $169 million to touch $1,03,384 million.’
  • 194) ‘The city houses a population of seven million, which is slated to touch 8.8 million in 2015.’
  • 195) ‘At the same time, India's imports from China touched 1.74 billion US dollars, up 72 per cent.’
  • 196) ‘At one point in the day, the rupiah touched 10,135 per dollar before closing at a three-month low of 10,025.’
  • 197) ‘Auto component exports from India to our global operations have touched euro 72 million during the year 2003.’
  • 198) ‘The rush on commodities stretched into the gold market, where prices touched 18-year highs.’
  • 199) ‘The currency briefly touched 8.2700 on that day, a gain of 0.08 percent.’
  • 200) ‘Software exports have touched Rs.5,841 crores this year, compared to last year's Rs.4,200 crores.’
  • 201) ‘The total storage volume for RHW facilities in Sumida City touched 9,500 cubic metres by that date.’
  • 202) ‘But within a year, Yelena touched 4.10 metres at the World Youth Games.’
  • 203) ‘There's no one who can touch Noble for flights of nonsensical fancy.’
  • 204) ‘Chris [Cormier] can't touch Flex for symmetry and structure, and that's why I expect a lighter and better Wheeler to finish a strong second behind Ronnie.’
  • 205) ‘But when it comes to building lovable robots, no-on can touch Sony for cuteness (and no, they're not on sale yet).’
  • 206) ‘None of them, however, was able to touch Daru-brahman for as soon as they started, their chisels broke and fell to pieces.’
  • 207) ‘Define your agenda in terms of freedom, security, identity and democracy - ‘and no one can touch you for it’.’
  • 208) ‘Over the past five years, few teams can touch them for number of tries scored and appetite for attacking play.’
  • 209) ‘At 45, Kennedy has spent one year short of half his life in parliament, and no other party leader can touch him for popularity; from integrity to personal appeal, he leads in the polls.’
  • 210) ‘No one can touch them for the sheer beauty and perfection their sport can provide, certainly not serial champions such as Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry.’
  • 211) ‘As to Ronnie, that dude is by far the best bodybuilder on Earth; he is in a class by himself, and no one will be able to touch him for years to come.’
  • 212) ‘The two men in occupancy for England are Sol Campbell and Rio Ferdinand - and when Brown is in this form neither can touch him for poise, pace and reading of the game.’
  • 213) ‘Sasha, a charity worker, is more interested in cosying up to big fish than touching them for their money.’
  • 214) ‘So in a fit of sentimentality and with the keen realization that the guy still has a couple hundred grand that you haven't touched him for yet, you name your first born after it.’
  • 215) ‘You can touch Evan for the occasional meal or drinks but a million bucks is crossing the line.’
  • 216) ‘Our old school, like many fee-paying establishments, has devised a way of reconnecting with its old pupils as they approach the stage in life when there would be some point in touching them for a donation to one of its projects.’
  • 217) ‘Seeing as how you're being so generous and all, maybe I could touch you for a few bob - er, I mean bucks.’
  • 218) ‘The least expensive model will touch you for a couple of hundred bucks.’
  • 219) ‘He ran his fingers across it wondering what it was supposed to mean, but at the touch of his hand words suddenly appeared.’
  • 220) ‘Alex jumps at the touch of Robert's hand on his shoulder.’
  • 221) ‘He jumped at the touch of my hand to his bare skin.’
  • 222) ‘He jumped at the touch of the cold water and I apologized for it being so cold.’
  • 223) ‘It was about three feet wide, six feet tall, and the doors were all sliding glass which slid open at the touch of a button.’
  • 224) ‘Those travelling by train from Sligo railway station can now get their tickets at the touch of a screen.’
  • 225) ‘Now thanks to a children's charity he can leap up and applaud because the new wheelchair rises at the touch of a button.’
  • 226) ‘At the touch of his hand, she turned to look at him and screamed.’
  • 227) ‘Blonde turned to black, touches turned to kisses, and my tears gradually ceased.’
  • 228) ‘The whole way my eyes were burning at the memory of how he had flinched at the touch of a gentle hand.’
  • 229) ‘And the potential was certainly there via an amazing high-tech tuxedo that transforms its wearer into a super-hero at the touch of a button.’
  • 230) ‘It's frankly unbelievable that at the touch of a button, I can choose between live or near-live performances from a host of acts at the world's greatest music festival.’
  • 231) ‘At the touch of a button on a special panel, visitors can activate the speaking exhibit and decide how rude they want the award-winning TV presenter to be.’
  • 232) ‘At one stage, the cellular service providers presented a wide range of information services at the touch of key and enhanced memory and so on.’
  • 233) ‘A strange feeling thrilled the lusty youth at the touch of her warm hand, and almost involuntarily his eyes sought to meet those of the young maiden.’
  • 234) ‘At the touch of his hand, there was a slight wince of pain.’
  • 235) ‘Blair opened his eyes at the touch of a hand on his forehead.’
  • 236) ‘She shrugged away at the touch of my hand, and continued her tale.’
  • 237) ‘At the touch of his hand, all the tension dissipated from Robin's body.’
  • 238) ‘Stine was about to say something back, but at the touch of my hand, his eyes slowly closed.’
  • 239) ‘Even if one is blessed with the senses of touch, smell, speech and hearing, it is sight that gives shape to imagination.’
  • 240) ‘They were doing this with their hands in the dark with just a flashlight, and just using their senses of touch, smell and sight.’
  • 241) ‘The wall will include different pieces of artwork to stimulate various senses including touch, smell, sight and sound.’
  • 242) ‘You see, I don't have much of a physical sense of touch, but I can feel things.’
  • 243) ‘Our brain gets stimulatory inputs through the special sensory stimuli of touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste.’
  • 244) ‘There must have been grooves cut into the metal - perceptible only by touch.’
  • 245) ‘Her hearing and sense of touch were perfect if not a bit muddled but for the life of her she could not move one muscle.’
  • 246) ‘They have poor vision but a very good sense of smell and touch.’
  • 247) ‘Instead, many urged a renewed alliance of the faculties, with touch as their tutor, guide, and ultimate arbiter.’
  • 248) ‘A client may provide clues about her cultural perceptions of space and touch.’
  • 249) ‘Sensation arises from contact or touch, illustrated by a man and woman embracing.’
  • 250) ‘Physical touch, affection, and the messiness of caring for an uncoordinated person did not come easily.’
  • 251) ‘Choosing whole fish is a sensory experience that involves touch, sight and smell.’
  • 252) ‘But for those of us who practise and experience physical touch as a part of our lives, it is truly a powerful way of appreciating and accepting others.’
  • 253) ‘We're looking for the reduction in unnecessary infection, most of which are transmitted by contact or touch.’
  • 254) ‘Reassurance also came in the form of touch and physical closeness during the biopsy.’
  • 255) ‘Born blind, she is possessed of an incredible beauty and an amazingly heightened sense of hearing and touch.’
  • 256) ‘Finally, users report enhanced pleasure from physical sensations, especially the sense of touch.’
  • 257) ‘This being the case, I sometimes can't quite ‘get’ my partner's aversion to physical touch.’
  • 258) ‘The feel of the fabric and the wood on the skin combines the sense of touch and sight so that sexuality is intertwined with violence to the body.’
  • 259) ‘What makes Jansons unique in his métier is the intricacy of his musical touch.’
  • 260) ‘Information is included on staccato touches and the two-note slur touch.’
  • 261) ‘Piau here has a lightness of touch which sits perfectly with the Mozart.’
  • 262) ‘Retention of a naturally compact hand through early release of selected notes and judicious use of staccato touch is a potent technique.’
  • 263) ‘The Raindrop Prelude had the requisite lightness of touch.’
  • 264) ‘His tone is jeweled and his touch always poetic; he makes little effort to vary it in the name of stylistic authenticity.’
  • 265) ‘Here Engel's steely touch yet emotional warmth were ideally channelled.’
  • 266) ‘The performances are lusty and emotional, and shouts or shrill whistling add the requisite folksy touch.’
  • 267) ‘The glories of his phrasing and touch in the slow movements are where he shines through.’
  • 268) ‘These guys refresh classical music with their subtle touch, their accessible grooves, and a tiny klezmer edge.’
  • 269) ‘On stringed instruments, articulation relies on the type of bowing, and in wind playing largely on tonguing, while in keyboard playing it depends on touch.’
  • 270) ‘Otherwise, the dying hot air balloon and giant bird sequences benefit most from Herrmann's deft musical touch.’
  • 271) ‘Skoogh plays them beautifully, approaching the first three intermezzi with a relative lightness of touch and keeping them moving.’
  • 272) ‘Brendel hasn't the kind of touch I am aiming for, but has such wonderful musicality.’
  • 273) ‘With his lighter touch and easier manner, Tubridy has turned it into a fluent, pleasant interlude.’
  • 274) ‘He sweeps through the Debussy pieces with a nonchalance that is almost disarming but his keyboard touch is indeed lithe and very beautiful.’
  • 275) ‘The admirable Japanese pianist, Haruko Seki, here applies her refreshing lightness of touch to some of the solo piano pieces.’
  • 276) ‘Legato is not necessarily a physical connection but an aural effect, a sweetness of sound, determined by the character of touch.’
  • 277) ‘Bolet's touch, velvety yet penetrating, is a miracle, and he caresses each phrase as if it is taken from an operatic aria.’
  • 278) ‘Her Chopinesque touch brought elegance to the movement's lovely second subject.’
  • 279) ‘Burningham really knows how to convey fatigue with the lightest of touches (the strokes of pen that make the eyes do much of the work).’
  • 280) ‘Finally, the tiny details were added by the deft pencil, filling in the gaps with intricate strokes in the very lightest of touches…’
  • 281) ‘He portrays his wife with the lightest of touches, using red chalk, heightened with white in soft, feathery strokes which evince the profound French influence on his art.’
  • 282) ‘Incremental in approach, painstaking in process, the drawings coax a range of associations from the touch of the pencil.’
  • 283) ‘A touch of paint is given to the objects to provide special characteristics.’
  • 284) ‘A touch of Mardi Gras with a carnival type atmosphere was the end result and children of all ages had a memorable experience on this special occasion in Tubbercurry.’
  • 285) ‘A touch of first night nerves hit the more experienced actors hardest, as one might expect but no doubt they disappeared as the week progressed.’
  • 286) ‘A touch of Superstar Complacency had set in, I thought - which is a bit rich when you haven't even released your first single yet.’
  • 287) ‘A touch of mascara, a pinch of blush, a dab of lip gloss, and I was set to go.’
  • 288) ‘A touch of self-obsession can be slightly forgiven in this case then.’
  • 289) ‘A touch of uncertainty and anxiety clearly permeated the chilly autumnal air.’
  • 290) ‘A touch of breeze stirred a late hatch of flies; occasionally there was the soft plop of a sated brown trout.’
  • 291) ‘A touch of arrogant confidence is part of the mix for competitive success.’
  • 292) ‘A touch of humility before embarking on these lectures would also not come amiss.’
  • 293) ‘A touch of cold in the air has brought the winter anglers out.’
  • 294) ‘A touch of playfulness here and there dominates the divine characters.’
  • 295) ‘A touch of the seaside was even brought to the show with a debut appearance from the Southport donkeys.’
  • 296) ‘A touch of sweetness is a good thing in her book too.’
  • 297) ‘A touch of irresponsibility isn't necessarily a bad thing.’
  • 298) ‘A touch of mace or nutmeg is the only other thing needed.’
  • 299) ‘A touch of color to the cheeks, a little lipstick, maybe some eye shadow and mascara-makeup seems harmless enough.’
  • 300) ‘A touch of embarrassment swept over Rebecca as she remembered their last encounter and she could not bring herself to meet his eyes.’
  • 301) ‘A touch of cinnamon or nutmeg mixed with plain low fat yogurt and brown sugar makes a refreshing dressing for a fresh fruit salad.’
  • 302) ‘I then added a quick touch of mascara and light pink lip stick.’
  • 303) ‘Also offered is lunchtime delivery service, which, if you happen to work in the area, is a nice touch - call for details.’
  • 304) ‘While a little light in content, this was an interesting feature and a nice touch.’
  • 305) ‘A nice touch is the addition of plasma tv screens to watch sporting events while you play.’
  • 306) ‘Many houses had their window and door features highlighted with contrasting colours which is a nice touch.’
  • 307) ‘The layout is cool and spacious, contemporary without overdoing it, with some well-thought out details and imaginative touches.’
  • 308) ‘In homage to the location, the 37 bedrooms feature many seaside touches.’
  • 309) ‘It is a nice touch, but doesn't really fit with the feature presentation.’
  • 310) ‘I really like the feature, and think it is a nice touch, as well as a time saver.’
  • 311) ‘The rather abstract and distant creator of the Bible text is humanized by the preacher's narrative details and poetic touches.’
  • 312) ‘There are also a few nice unexpected touches, such as a list of the benefits of making a donation to charity or some other philanthropic gesture.’
  • 313) ‘The use of props and scenery is very inventive, there are nice little touches and stunning visual effects.’
  • 314) ‘The story is simple, but it's the details and weird touches Lynch lays in that makes it complex and darkly disturbing.’
  • 315) ‘The case is solid and well finished, with a number of nice additional touches.’
  • 316) ‘Little elements of character development also add a nice touch.’
  • 317) ‘This is a nice touch, as it allows the viewer deeper access into the reporters' experiences.’
  • 318) ‘I recommend the extended version VHS for other nice touches like that.’
  • 319) ‘As art school and 70s as it sounds, it has some clever and inventive touches - Blyth had a strong visual sense early on.’
  • 320) ‘The boards would be a nice touch, but they'd ruin the aerodynamics, so perhaps better additions are a chalk-striped suit, fedora, and spats to your wardrobe.’
  • 321) ‘The live music is definitely a nice touch though.’
  • 322) ‘I think hiring a drag queen would also be a nice touch.’
  • 323) ‘Serving tea to the Dixon family in Mr Howard's sitting room showed a political touch which the Tories have lacked for the best part of a decade.’
  • 324) ‘Craig David has been to Rishi's studio giving his single Spanish a bhangra touch, even managing to sing a verse in Punjabi that had been specially written for him.’
  • 325) ‘The woman's voice had been selected after tests with pilots showed that the feminine touch proved the most effective.’
  • 326) ‘We made American jazz standards but with a Cuban touch and influenced by bossa nova too.’
  • 327) ‘Before ET, Spielberg was just a bankable director with a populist touch.’
  • 328) ‘The comic elements included in the play needed to be handled with a deft touch rather than a heavy hand too.’
  • 329) ‘Hull University has launched a unique mentoring project into cyberspace in a bid to bring the feminine touch to senior management jobs across Britain.’
  • 330) ‘In contrast to his previous ability to be all things to all people, in his second period of office from 1950 he lost his political touch and managed to offend even his loyal supporters.’
  • 331) ‘And there's a nice political touch with dear Cherie handling the case.’
  • 332) ‘Again, he scored with the local touch he managed to bring, proving that a lot of homework had gone into its making.’
  • 333) ‘He has more of a sure touch when dealing with pure retail.’
  • 334) ‘Success, even wild success, can be a fluke, but a lifetime of wild success requires a divine touch.’
  • 335) ‘She applied an artistic touch and created a lifelike clay face meant to depict Tut on the day of his death.’
  • 336) ‘These two midfielders directed the game with an expert touch.’
  • 337) ‘Sometimes it can seem like the Lakers have the magic touch in selecting players, but don't read too much into this.’
  • 338) ‘The Prime Minister, we are told, is losing his touch.’
  • 339) ‘However, I'm going to shout that honestly, Rick, you are losing your touch.’
  • 340) ‘But there are signs that he could be losing his touch for self-promotion.’
  • 341) ‘Not having enough things that have annoyed me - perhaps I'm losing my touch?’
  • 342) ‘It failed and I had such a hard time figuring out what was wrong, I went through a stage of wondering whether I was losing my touch.’
  • 343) ‘Late in the 2002 season, as Miami was in the midst of one of its annual collapses, both of these cornerbacks seemed to be losing their touch.’
  • 344) ‘She had to wonder if maybe Mrs. Hamstrom was losing her touch, after all she wasn't young anymore, maybe she was becoming senile.’
  • 345) ‘Is it just me, or are some bands losing their touch?’
  • 346) ‘Rumours are starting to spread that he's losing his touch.’
  • 347) ‘If you've read this far and are asking that question, then I must be losing my touch, whatever little of it I had in the first place.’
  • 348) ‘Ugh I think I'm losing my touch or something… that chapter was pretty awful eh?’
  • 349) ‘We have read through your report, and it's fairly obvious to us that you're losing your touch.’
  • 350) ‘I must be losing my touch, I considered as the room's unnerving silence got the best of me.’
  • 351) ‘Either he was the only security I could see, or I was really losing my touch.’
  • 352) ‘He was a Pro Bowler in 2000 before really losing his touch, and that's when the fans and the media in Denver started coming down on him.’
  • 353) ‘Maybe you're not losing your touch; maybe you're simply losing interest.’
  • 354) ‘He really is losing his touch… it only took three hours to convince him to let me paint.’
  • 355) ‘That meant one of two things: either she was losing her touch, or they'd upgraded their little bat-mobile.’
  • 356) ‘I am usually very good about their tricks and jokes, but it seems I am losing my touch the more I stay away from people.’
  • 357) ‘Her Irish temper was rising, and Logan was glad he hadn't lost the touch.’
  • 358) ‘The English mistakes came thick and fast as Jonny Wilkinson knocked on and Luger sliced a horrible kick into touch to the delight of the Welsh supporters.’
  • 359) ‘If their hearts are not at the club then they should be kicked straight into touch.’
  • 360) ‘Once at University Andrew kicked rugby into touch because he was fed up of waking up with a thick head, took up rowing - and the rest is history.’
  • 361) ‘The keeper comes out, arms flailing, but the corner is too long and drifts into touch.’
  • 362) ‘But his pass is overhit and goes straight into touch.’
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