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Usage examples for lush

  1. Then he strode off to mow the far bottom corner, where the ground was marshy, and the machine might not go, to bring down the lush green grass and the tall meadow sweet. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  2. Sometimes, we pass lush meadow upon which graze full- fleshed cattle and comfortably rotund sheep. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  3. It is like Devonshire, except that one half hopes to see tropical foxgloves with violet bells and downy leaves sprouting among the lush grasses and sweet- scented ferns upon those gloomy, damp, warm walls. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  4. On the screen, great, mottled shapes moved through a lush forest. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  5. The neighborhood trees and hedges were lush. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  6. Behind them spread the fields thick and lush with growing grass. – More Tales in the Land of Nursery Rhyme by Ada M. Marzials
  7. With each day they spent together, riding along the lush trails, she acquired more knowledge of horses and Europe, and of things she had never imagined before - most of all attraction, for the first time since her marriage to Matthew, for another man. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  8. The lush growth of an untamed jungle massed up to its step; beetling heights menaced it from behind; and always, at all seasons, a rushing mountain torrent in the ravine beside made its flimsy walls to thrill, disturbing its peace with musical clamor. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  9. This area of Woodside was hilly and lush. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  10. " Well, here's for fortune," said Ringan, and we scrambled off the ridge, and plunged into the lush grasses of the meadow. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  11. The two young men beneath a sky growing rapidly overcast, walked quickly through the lush meadows towards Curtain Wells, discussing as they went the merits of rival tailors with infinite vivacity. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  12. Lush, rank vegetation covered the ground and rose in a tangle far overhead. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  13. They leaves us to oursel's, and then takes away all the lush with 'em! – Paul Clifford, Volume 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. I do not in the least suppose that Calvin saw any beauty in the view through the gap in the rock- not in the island below with its poplars and willows whose branches trail in the bottle- green waters of the Charente- not in the lush meadows with the yellow flags fluttering by the waterside- not in the grey towers of Nersac castle and church rising above dark woods, flushed orange in the setting sun against a purple sky. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  15. Not far through the pines the path brought me to a halt cleared hollow where three- year sprouts mingle their lush aspirations with scattered growth seeded half a century ago. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
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