lash


lash
01. Her beautiful long [lashes], and her startling blue eyes drive men crazy.
02. I got a [lash] in my eye, and couldn't see.
03. In the story "The Odyssey", Ulysses had his men [lash] him to the mast of his ship so that he could listen to the song of the sirens of Titan.
04. We [lashed] some poles together to make ourselves a little beach shelter.
05. Rain [lashed] the windshield of the car, and strong winds blew us from side to side.
06. A huge storm [lashed] the coast and a number of fishing boats were lost.
07. The cat's tail was [lashing] back and forth in excitement as it watched a bird outside the window.
08. Spray from the waves [lashed] our faces as we stood on the rocks watching the ocean.
09. This mascara makes it look like you have beautiful, thick [lashes] an inch long.
10. He was given five [lashes] of the headmaster's leather belt as punishment.
11. A vandal in Singapore was sentenced to ten [lashes] with a cane for spray-painting graffiti on a car.
12. The brontosaurus struck the tyrannosaurus with a [lash] of its mighty tail.
13. The cat's tail was [lashing] from side to side, and its hair was standing on end.
14. There is a Hebrew proverb which observes that a pain that pricks the conscience is more effective than any [lash] of the whip.
15. We [lashed] down the sails because it was too windy to sail.

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