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Antonyms for drawn

rested, open.

Quotes of drawn

  1. Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform. – Charles Babbage
  2. I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all. – Sandra Bernhard
  3. There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion, and people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it. – William Jennings Bryan
  4. Which is why, in my lieder concerts, I always strove, when possible, to sing only the works of a single composer, so that the audience could be gradually drawn into a particular creative genius' way of thinking, and could follow him. – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  5. It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction. – Richard Le Gallienne
  6. They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world. – Anthony Holden
  7. A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one. – Leon Jouhaux
  8. The play is one of the very few pieces of great dramatic and comic writing that I have read in a long, long time. I was drawn to it because of the power of the writing, which gives me the actor a chance to explore many facets of myself. – Linda Lavin
  9. My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age. – Curtis Lemay
  10. Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England. – Archibald MacLeish
  11. I seem to be drawn to things that actually happen. – Vincente Minnelli
  12. In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me- they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man. – David Strathairn
  13. I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him. – Gene Tierney
  14. If you have a good ear for dialogue, you just can't help thinking about the way people talk. You're drawn to it. And the obsessive interest in it forces you to develop it. You almost can't help yourself. – Robert Towne
  15. A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia. – Mercy Otis Warren

Usage examples for drawn

  1. Then he heard a long- drawn breath: " Tell me, if you please, exactly what has happened." ” – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. Since then we've drawn one blank after another. ” – The Other Likeness by James H. Schmitz
  3. It's just because no particular attention was drawn to it at the inquest. ” – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  4. “ Simpson pulled out a note- book and Stannard remarked that the plan of the ground was carefully drawn – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  5. Before I could reach him, the skipper had drawn a revolver, and I heard Jim cry, 'For Gawd's sake don't shoot! ” – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  6. “ I am drawn two ways. ” – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  7. Their nightcaps were drawn over their eyes. ” – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  8. One side of it seemed drawn with pain. ” – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. Result is that all the lines are drawn as tight as possible. ” – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. “ O'Byrn had drawn a chair close to the small white bed and sat quietly, her hand in his. ” – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  11. Just before I called to you his face was all drawn up in pain. ” – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  12. “ Is it growing at all clear to you what a picture you have drawn of your own heart? ” – Father Damien an Open Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu by Robert Louis Stevenson
  13. “ D'ye know, I felt drawn to you, just after I fired that first shot. ” – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  14. The troops were drawn out to receive him, and the conversation at once turned upon Kabba Rega and Abou Saood. ” – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  15. “ " Yes," said Rollo, " I see it is drawn in." ” – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  16. Approaching a boat which was drawn up high and dry, she seated herself upon, or rather leaned against, its side. ” – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  17. “ " Oh," said Mary, rather drawn out. ” – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  18. The little old man got into the bucket, and was drawn up to the top of the well. ” – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards
  19. She was held by it- drawn by it against her will. ” – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  20. This is the person who has drawn my life so since I came here. ” – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams

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