sapless

ADJECTIVE
  1. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    a feeble old woman
    her body looked sapless
  2. destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry
    the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks
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How To Use sapless In A Sentence

  • His feet slipped over fallen deadwood and sapless branches that snapped like gunshots as he ran amongst them.
  • They drift apart now, halfheartedly nosing the stiff, sapless remnants of field hay; sometimes one will lift and gaze back toward the barn. Two Poems
  • the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks
  • In places two or three miles back from the coast there was a great deal of grass, that at a better season of the year would have been valuable; now it was dry and sapless. Journals of expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the years 1840-1
  • His feet slipped over fallen deadwood and sapless branches that snapped like gunshots as he ran amongst them.
  • Also we shall have to reject all the terrible and appalling names which describe the world below — Cocytus and Styx, ghosts under the earth, and sapless shades, and any similar words of which the very mention causes a shudder to pass through the inmost soul of him who hears them. The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett
  • The sapless conducting of Oleg Caetani meant that the performance failed to take fire.
  • As you pity all sapless humans, you must pity and have understanding for the sapless priest.
  • Tirukural 78: Life without love in the heart is like a sapless tree in a barren desert.
  • The Earth, sapless, bore no fruit; the seed lay barren for want of the rain.
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