1. sprinkled over
    glistening grass besprent with raindrops
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How To Use besprent In A Sentence

  • What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?
  • As he sat in the sunshine he glistened all over, like an Ethiop besprent with silver; for his dark limbs and mighty chest had been oiled, and then powdered with antimony. To Have and to Hold
  • And he rode a great white mare, whose bases and other housings were black, but all besprent with fair lilys of silver sheen. Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women
  • Entering, he saw the floor and walls besprent with recent blood, and, worst of all, the child's cradle was overturned; the coverlet was torn and all was daubed with blood.
  • Christ said, "Him that overcometh will I make a pillar of the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out" -- go out, that is, into incarnation -- into "time, besprent with seven-hued circumstance. Four-Dimensional Vistas
  • glistening grass besprent with raindrops
  • Sisman quotes a note of his to an admirer: "I ought to sit, night and day, in the Bodleian library or the Public Record Office, 'with learned dust besprent' ... wearing an eye-shade over my nose and munching a periodic dry bun, in order, by my copying of earlier copyists, to earn my place in some future Dunciad. In praise of losers
  • The floor with tassels of fir was besprent, filling the room with their fragrant scent.
  • During the absence of the moon the blue-black vault appears like a robe of imperial purple, besprent with innumerable diamonds of a lustre unknown to earth's feeble gems.
  • A compound of imbecility and baseness, yet an object of commiseration: an unmanly, blubbering, lovesick, querulous creature; a soldier, whining, piping and besprent with tears, destitute of any good quality to gain esteem, or any brilliant trait or interesting circumstance to relieve an actor under the weight of representing him. The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 4, April 1810
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