Brow in a sentence

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Definition of Brow

  • The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit.
  • The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow.
  • The forehead; as, a feverish brow.
  • The general air of the countenance.
  • The edge or projecting upper part of a steep place; as, the brow of a precipice; the brow of a hill.
  • To bound to limit; to be at, or form, the edge of.
  • the arch of hair above each eye
  • the part of the face above the eyes
  • the peak of a hill

How to use brow in a sentence. Brow pronunciation.

Because we judged that we had learned the real secret of success in silver mining-which was, not to mine the silver ourselves by the sweat of our brows and the labor of our hands, but to sell the ledges to the dull slaves of toil and let them do the mining!
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Still he did not speak a word, but what she saw was quite enough to smother the last spark of her courage and hope, for her husband's eyes showed only the whites, his sallow features were ashy-pale, and on his brow the branded mark of Mithras stood out more clearly than ever.
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So soon as they reached Stephanus' cave, both turned their backs on Paulus with conspicuously marked intention; nay the acolyte signed his brow with the cross, as if he thought it necessary to protect himself against evil influences.
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Beset by anxious anticipations, she entered the room, and saw before her a figure not wholly unlike what she had imagined: a wiry, resolute-looking man, with knitted brows, lips close-set, and heavy feet firmly planted on the carpet.
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Many of us certainly have feelings like that; but while these two intellectuals are endeavouring to analyse happiness, and losing it in the process of analysis, the two young lovers, Arkady and Katya, whose brows are never furrowed by cerebration, are finding happiness in the familiar human way.
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The Emperor's brow became more furrowed with care each day, until the 30th of November arrived.
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In listening, her father seemed to weigh the merits of the case conscientiously with wrinkled brows.
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The maiden arched her brows, and puckered her lips.
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Harvey Munden, the one member of this genial brotherhood who lived by the sweat of his brow, proposed as a more suitable title, Les Faineants; that, however, was judged pedantic, not to say offensive.
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Her bright eye, her moist lips, the admirable smoothness of brow and cheek and throat, bore witness to sound health; as did the rows of teeth, incontestably her own, which she exhibited in her frequent mirth.
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Her frivolity did not exclude a suggestion of shrewdness, nor yet of capacity for emotion, but it was difficult to imagine wise or elevated thought behind that narrow brow.
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Nancy looked at the pictures, but inattentively, her brows slightly knitted, and her lips often on the point of speech that concerned some other matter.
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This document she considered attentively, her brows knitted, her eyes wide.
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The young man bent his brows uncomfortably.
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It was with these redoubtable weapons, and strengthened by a keen intelligence and vigorous will, that he would return to the world-his brow calm and grave, his eye caressing while unyielding, a smile upon his lips, as men had known him.
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Thick masses of hair framed her sad but splendid brow; and she was badly, or rather poorly dressed, never condescending to wear the cast-off clothes of her relatives, but preferring gowns of simplest material made by her own hands.
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You alone do not see the soft flame of your large eyes-the reflection of your heroic soul on your young but serene brow.
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The next evening he passed at the chateau of M. des Rameures; and though his heart was bleeding, he piqued himself on presenting an unclouded brow and an inscrutable smile to Madame de Tecle.
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Suddenly this curtain was noiselessly raised, and the young Marquise appeared, her brow surmounted by her coronet.
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M. de Camors threw from him violently the book which he was forcing himself to read, and, placing his elbows on the bureau which was before him, held, for a long time, his pale brow tightened in his contracted hands.
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Examples of Brow

Example #1
Before leaving Carson, the Secretary and I had purchased "feet" from various Esmeralda stragglers.
Example #2
We never touched our tunnel or our shaft again.
Example #3
In his right hand he held the lamp, in his left Hermas' sheepskin.
Example #4
She felt her head pushed by his hard hand, and with a feeble scream she flung off the coverlet and sat up.
Example #5
The Alexandrian understood; he drew back and was silent, while Hilarion explained to the sick man that Paulus was guilty of grave sins, and that, until he had done full penance, he must remain excluded as a rotten sheep from the bishop's flock, as well as interdicted from waiting on a pious Christian.
Example #6
The two friends had not long to remain in ignorance of their visitor's purpose.