Beneath in a sentence

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Definition of Beneath

  • Lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; hence, at the foot of.
  • Under, in relation to something that is superior, or that oppresses or burdens.
  • Lower in rank, dignity, or excellence than; as, brutes are beneath man; man is beneath angels in the scale of beings. Hence: Unworthy of; unbecoming.
  • In a lower place; underneath.
  • Below, as opposed to heaven, or to any superior region or position; as, in earth beneath.
  • in or to a place that is lower

How to use beneath in a sentence. Beneath pronunciation.

Now, as he felt the secret joy of these dark spirits surrounding him-Achmet, and High Pasha, who kept saying beneath his breath in thankfulness that it was not his turn, Praise be to God!-as he, felt their secret self-gratulations, and their evil joy over his prospective downfall, he settled himself steadily, made a low salutation to Kaid, and calmly awaited further speech.
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Suddenly he stopped, and held the light close to the skin beneath the right jaw.
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Is it the time, while yet the singers are beneath the windows, to assail the bride?
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He was on the threshold of his career: action had not yet begun; he was standing like a swimmer on a high shore, looking into depths beneath which have never been plumbed by mortal man, wondering what currents, what rocks, lay beneath the surface of the blue.
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Before her, east, west, and north, lay the wooded landscape, soft of hue beneath the summer sky, spreading its tranquil beauty far away to the mists of the horizon.
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Without delay, Louise was conveyed beneath the roof, and her host, a man of energy, sped towards the fire to be of what assistance he could.
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The word Briton echoes with knowledge of the heart, and wise knowledge of life; the word French, which is not of ancient date, glitters with a light foppery, and flits away; the sagely artistic word German ingeniously discovers its meaning, which is not attainable by every one; but there is no word which is so ready, so audacious, which is torn from beneath the heart itself, which is so burning, so full of life, as the aptly applied Russian word.
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Maurice Hewlett has cleverly turned the charge that those 'who oppose war are sentimentalists, by risposting that the believers in war are the real sentimentalists: "they do not see the murder beneath the khaki and the flags.
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I saw a peculiar expression on her countenance, and I asked no more questions, but sat down to the dinner table and turned over my plate, and there saw a letter she had put beneath it; and as soon as I saw the hand-writing I felt, there is money in this, though, of all sources, this was from the one least expected.
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Beneath a loose thin dressing-gown her feet, in felt slippers, showed stockingless, her neck was bare almost to the bosom, and the tresses of pale yellow, upon which she especially prided herself, lay raggedly pinned together on the top of her flat head.
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To become B.A., to have her name in the newspapers, to be regarded as one of the clever, the uncommon women-for this Jessica was willing to labour early and late, regardless of failing health, regardless even of ruined complexion and hair that grew thin beneath the comb.
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On Tuesday afternoon, when, beneath a cloudless sky, the great London highways reeked and roared in celebration of Jubilee, Nancy and her friend Miss. Morgan walked up Grove Lane to Champion Hill.
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White farms dozing beneath their thatch in harvest sunshine; hamlets forsaken save by women and children, by dogs and cats and poultry, the labourers afield.
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Not that she was vain or frivolous-indeed her natural tendencies made for homeliness in everything-but, by birth and by marriage connected with genteel people, she felt it impossible to abandon that mode of living which is supposed to distinguish the educated class from all beneath it.
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Thus, for half an hour and more, they strolled on by upward ways, until Teignmouth lay beneath them, and the stillness of meadows all about.
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About the roots of the elm above grew masses of fern, and beneath it a rough bit of the bank was clothed with pennywort, the green discs and yellowing fruity spires making an exquisite patch of colour.
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Mary suspected that, on the occasions when he went out for half-an-hour after dark, he brought back food with him: she had seen him enter with something concealed beneath his coat.
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It would distress me very, very much; but I can't interest myself in a young man who makes love to a girl so very far beneath him.
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Hence the outbreak of strife, signalled by furious shrill voices, audible to Beatrice and Fanny as they sat in the room beneath.
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Beatrice was on the way to wealth; Fanny moved in West End society, under the chaperonage of a rich woman; they ought to be ashamed of themselves for not volunteering handsome recognition of the benefits they had received beneath their sister's roof.
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Examples of Beneath

Example #1
It had been chief among the chances he had taken when he entered the high and perilous service of Kaid.
Example #2
Whether it was diamond-dust or Achmet's thin thong that stopped the breath, it mattered not; it was sure.
Example #3
He motioned, and Nahoum laid his fingers also on the spot.
Example #4
Again he examined the body, and ran his fingers over the face and neck.
Example #5
Egypt would laugh at that.
Example #6
What proof have I, save the testimony of mine own eyes?