Example sentences for: dervish

How can you use “dervish” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There is nothing quite like a rocket that goes wrong--the power of nature harnessed to a blind, petulant dervish.

  • The Almighty might provide the dervish with a kitchen, but conversely He sends almonds to those without teeth.

  • This meticulously preserved mausoleum was built in the mid-16th century for Gül Baba, a famous dervish killed during the siege of Buda in 1541 whose funeral was attended by the Sultan.

  • In the first killing Ichabod witnesses, the victim's head doesn't just fly off--it spins like a dervish and bounces between Ichabod's legs, where the passing horseman skewers it like a marshmallow.

  • Some critics still subscribe to this view of de Kooning as a kind of Dutch dervish.


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