Uriah

NOUN
  1. (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)
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How To Use Uriah In A Sentence

  • Uriah wheezes a laugh and swaggers back to the picnic table for more wine and cheese.
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • One recalls the heroism and dynamism of the founding fathers of the labour movement such as Uriah Butler, George Weekes and Cola Rienzie.
  • County were granted a late consolation when referee Uriah Rennie harshly awarded a penalty against Nicky Southall after he handled Petri Helin's ball into the box following Kevin Nolan's miskick.
  • Then you shall say, Your servant Uriah the Hittite is also dead.
  • People whom you could swear you never set eyes on before will boldly declare they have acted as guide or something, and dog your footsteps all over the city; most of them are as "umble" as Uriah Heep himself in their annoying importunities, but some will not even hesitate to create a scene to gain their object, and, as the easiest way to get rid of them, the harassed traveller generally gives them a coin. Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama
  • South along the chain of mountains you'll find the peak of Eriagon above the lake at the western entrance of Muriah.
  • Standing upon the lonely sea shore, Uriah recalled the swarthy, leering face of Sam Jones, recently punished for infraction of discipline, and the crooked smile of Martin, he who puffed everlastingly at his pipe and wore a red handkerchief for a turban and earrings of heavy gold. The New Land Stories of Jews Who Had a Part in the Making of Our Country
  • The ever-so-humble sounding Tim Dowse could do a good pantomime Uriah Heep, contrasting well against the super-smug swearer Sir Christopher Meyer, known primarily for the comment in his memoirs on the tightness of Tony Blair's trousers in Washington. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Uriah Moss was so nervous as he walked to the President's room, dressed in a fresh white shirt and argyle sweater vest and jeans, hair done… the freshman thought of this on the same level as a date.
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