Glassy in a sentence

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Definition of Glassy

  • Made of glass; vitreous; as, a glassy substance.
  • Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness, brittleness, or transparency; as, a glassy stream; a glassy surface; the glassy deep.
  • Dull; wanting life or fire; lackluster; -- said of the eyes.

How to use glassy in a sentence. Glassy pronunciation.

The forest about us was dense and cool, the sky above us was cloudless and brilliant with sunshine, the broad lake before us was glassy and clear, or rippled and breezy, or black and storm-tossed, according to Nature's mood; and its circling border of mountain domes, clothed with forests, scarred with land-slides, cloven by canons and valleys, and helmeted with glittering snow, fitly framed and finished the noble picture.
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The wind had died down and the lake lay smooth and glassy in the morning sunlight.
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Then, having thanked God, they sat down on the brink of the glassy spring.
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That multitude of resurrected bodies with glassy eyes was seething round his horse as if blind, growling crazily.
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The Frenchman's eyes, fixed in a glassy stare, which for a moment made us hope that he had died quietly sitting there between us two, stirred slowly to right and left, looking at each of our faces in turn.
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The Northman had lingered behind there; and something subtly different in his bearing, more bold in his blue, glassy stare, induced the commanding officer to conclude that the fellow had snatched at the opportunity to take another swig at the bottle he must have had concealed somewhere.
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On the crest of the outer wall, And its hail and rain on the crashing pane, Till the glassy splinters fall.
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But Mr. Tooting, in some alarm, perceived the eye of his chief growing virtuous and glassy.
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About 10.20 the usual glassy calm set in and Weeso asked me for a piece of paper and a pencil.
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What if a wind should arise (it had been glassy calm for a week)?
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On September 2, in spite of head-winds, we made 36 miles in 8 1/4 hours and in the evening we skimmed over the glassy surface of Artillery Lake, among its many beautiful islands and once more landed at our old ground-the camp in the Last Woods.
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Beneath the table-cloth of white, In winter on the fender bright, In springtime on the meadows green, Upon the ball-room's glassy floor Or by the ocean's rocky shore.
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Midway on the glassy stretch their relays shot out from the bank.
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Ducks dotted the glassy surface of the lakes; a blue heron stood motionless on a water-gate; kingfishers darted with shrieking flight along the shady banks; a white hawk sailed above; and from the trees and shrubs came the song of robins and cat-birds.
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I put my hands over my eyes and counted till I could stand it no longer, and then -the pallid face of a man was there, with the corners of the mouth drawn down, and the eyes fixed and glassy in death!
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The moon itself was nearly in the zenith, and the reflected gleam from the glassy surface made the light almost like that of day.
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Behind us rose a hillside of woods-before us, glassy and glittering, as if traced upon the transparent air, lay the city of palaces.
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The recollected powers, and, snapping short The glassy threads with which the fancy weaves Her brittle toys, restores me to myself.
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No forest fell When thou wouldst build; no quarry sent its stores To enrich thy walls; but thou didst hew the floods, And make thy marble of the glassy wave.
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She has turned her glassy eyes on him.
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Examples of Glassy

Example #1
The view was always fascinating, bewitching, entrancing.
Example #2
We did not see a human being but ourselves during the time, or hear any sounds but those that were made by the wind and the waves, the sighing of the pines, and now and then the far-off thunder of an avalanche.
Example #3
By this time the dawn had begun to break and soon after the sun shone brightly.
Example #4
They alternately bailed and rested until early in the morning, when utterly exhausted from the strain of the past few hours' work they were glad to throw themselves down on the canvas beside their friends for a little rest.
Example #5
But here a contention arising as to which of them should break the loaf, occupied the day till well-nigh evening.
Example #6
When he was gone, "Ah," said Paul, "the Lord, truly loving, truly merciful, hath sent us a meal.