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Definition of Sprung

  • imp. & p. p. of Spring.
  • Said of a spar that has been cracked or strained.

How to use sprung in a sentence. Sprung pronunciation.

In the midst of the turmoil, Bob H- sprung up out of a sound sleep, and knocked down a shelf with his head.
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The great "Gould and Curry" mine was held at three or four hundred dollars a foot when we arrived; but in two months it had sprung up to eight hundred.
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Many of them believed that the trap was sprung by the government party.
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Fogs enveloped it; winds sent it hither and thither; captain and mate lost their reckoning, lost their senses; and when, added to the rest, the vessel sprung a leak, gave up in despair.
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He told me in my heart_." Going to the room where my patient was lying, I found no change whatever, but in spite of my own convictions there had sprung up a hope within me.
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No sooner had he done this than, to his utter astonishment, a fine breeze sprung up, the fans whirled around, the corn was converted into meal, and Samuel returned with his burden rejoicing,_ and had everything in readiness for the festival.
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With the vivacity of a Faun, the men combine the strength of a Hercules and the beauty of an Adonis; and, as their more interesting companions flash upon his presence, the least classical of poets might be excused for imagining that, like their blessed Goddess, the women had magically sprung from the brilliant foam of that ocean which is gradually subsiding before them.
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The thorns have sprung up-the cares and pleasures of this world-and choked the good seed that was beginning to grow.
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A random breeze just sprung up had borne her so far, and now she lay becalmed, carrying, without doubt, a pleasure-party, inspired by some vague interest in ruins, and a very real interest in lunch; or the yacht's destination might be Kilronan Abbey, and the priest wondered if there were water enough in the strait to let her through in this season of the year.
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His tact and great personal magnetism at last healed the differences which had sprung up between the settlers, the opportune finding of Comenius' 'Ratio Disciplinae' enabled them with certainty to formulate rules that agreed with those of the ancient Unitas Fratrum, and a marked outpouring of the Holy Spirit at a Communion, August 13th, 1727, sealed the renewal of the Church.
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But the gale sprung up again in an hour, and carried us into the Downs.
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The situation would be more strange to-day than it was then, for there was apparent chaos in England, the Spirit of God moving upon the face of the waters before "light shone, and order from disorder sprung," and the Moravians did not care to emphasize their independence of the Anglican Church lest it injure their usefulness.
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They, however, told their resolution, and how it had sprung up and taken strong hold in them, and entreated the others not to give them pain.
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For the whole tale, from whatever dim reports of fact they may have sprung, is truly (as M. Jubinal calls it) a monkish Odyssey, and nothing more.
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From fragmentary recollections of such tales as these (it may be observed in passing) may have sprung the strange fancy of the modern Cornishmen, which identifies these very Celtic saints of their own race with the giants who, according to Geoffrey of Monmouth, inhabited the land before Brutus and his Trojans founded the Arthuric dynasty.
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He works other wonders; among them the slaying of a great dragon in the place called "Dunyne;" sails for the Orkneys, and converts the people there; and vanishes thenceforth into the dream-land from which he sprung.
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We are not bound to believe this story; it is one of many which hang about the memory of St. Cuthbert, and which have sprung out of that love of the wild birds which may have grown up in the good man during his long wanderings through woods and over moors.
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And if this prejudice be the prejudice of nationality (consider that) all mankind are of one nation; all have sprung from the tree of Adam, and Adam is the root of the tree.
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This is a Branch which has sprung forth from the Tree of Oneness, the Sadrat of Thy Unity.
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If she had had her way, she would have walked very fast down the Tottenham Court Road, and then sprung into a cab and raced swiftly home.
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Examples of Sprung

Example #1
There was a simultaneous awakening, and a tumultuous muster of the brigade in the dark, and a general tumbling and sprawling over each other in the narrow aisle between the bedrows.
Example #2
There was as usual a furious "zephyr" blowing the first night of the brigade's return, and about midnight the roof of an adjoining stable blew off, and a corner of it came crashing through the side of our ranch.
Example #3
The "Ophir" had been worth only a mere trifle, a year gone by, and now it was selling at nearly four thousand dollars a foot!
Example #4
Plainly this was the road to fortune.
Example #5
Gorki's full-length novels are far from successful works of art.
Example #6
The affair unquestionably has its ludicrous side, but it was a terrible blow to the revolutionists.