Example sentences for: detritus

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

  • Cameron is the Kim Philby of Boys R Us, the man whose Girl Movie in Boy Movie's Clothing led to Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" and to the detritus of Leomania.

  • You can imagine the fun Rauschenberg must have had finding random detritus on the streets, dragging it up to the loft, and then figuring out the most perversely elegant ways to put it together.

  • Wrapped tightly in his Web cocoon, the First Netizen of the Church of Cyberspace suffers hourly in the service of his new media victims: the timorous who prefer the Internet to the terror of face-to-face contact; the paranoid who extrapolate "the world is out to get me" conspiracies from the detritus of politics; Game Boy boys; phone phreaks; the kids down at the Smut Shack; and the teeming millions whose idea of a reality check is consulting a Web address.

  • Like the well-studied Caenorhabditis elegans , most are free-living and graze on microbes or detritus, and as such, have no obvious direct impact on humans.

  • The Daily Telegraph said Wednesday that the bed "is covered in urine-stained sheets and torn pillows and is surrounded by the detritus of her sojourn.


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