Example sentences for: outstretched

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

  • A common sight in China (either one) is two individuals closely observing the upturned, outstretched palm of one while the other “draws” ideographs on that palm with a forefinger.

  • Toward the center of Michelangelo’s ceiling, you’ll make out the celebrated outstretched finger of man’s creation, filled out by the drunkenness of Noah, the turmoil of the Flood.

  • A little girl, naked and in pain and with burned arms outstretched, staggers toward us down the middle of a highway.

  • Underneath the outstretched arms he had written a caption, "The debt is this big, and only God can repay it."

  • Of the 61 skeletons on display, dating from 1490 to 1540 (more than 200 were disinterred), those in pre-conquest graves lie in a fetal position, while post-con-quest skeletons lie in a Christian pose: outstretched with arms folded.


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