Usage examples for rooted

  1. " I studied it not wisely but too well in my youth, and it taught me a lot of words that have always seemed to me peculiarly effective in the expression of thought, but to which generals and statesmen and the other small fry of what is called public life, seem to have a rooted objection. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  2. He felt himself rooted to the ground, felt afraid to move. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  3. Would you have any deeply rooted objections to marrying me at six o'clock this evening? – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  4. The Scarlet and White Turnip- rooted are fine for early use. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  5. And seeing Nekhludoff, whom he had known before all these lies had rooted themselves within him, reminded him of what he then was. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  6. The commission concluded that the causes of the riot were rooted in resentment against racial discrimination and poverty. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  7. The malady becomes rooted in the muscular system. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  8. Constantly that great gathering rooted for another run- just one more. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  9. A child in our path screamed aloud, rooted to the spot with terror. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  10. The Allies on their part seemed rooted to the soil. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  11. I am not certain he never had, but for Rob of the Angels, he had the deep- rooted feeling of his chief in regard to the animals. – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  12. There may have been many in those days deeply rooted in the faith, but for most part they remained invisible. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  13. It seemed that reserve was a deep- rooted instinct with him, and he was inclined to keep to himself all that he discovered. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  14. She was so tall that her uncovered head was visible over them as she followed some winding footpath, and Alan stood like a man rooted to the ground until he saw her enter the grey house. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  15. Here to- day, apparently rooted; there to- morrow, and just as much at home. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  16. She stood still, rooted to the spot with a great horror. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. In a moment she was gone, leaving Copernicus rooted to the floor and dumb with amazement. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  18. I wanted to fly, but was rooted to the spot. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  19. I went cold and stood rooted, waiting till one of them could come out and speak to me. – A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold