Example sentences for: pencil

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

  • And clay allows you to play with document design in ways you might not with pencil and paper.

  • The pencil press can sometimes hang around the edges, writing sardonic little comments in their notebooks, but the TV crews must get good pictures and good sound.

  • Shortly before his death in 1973, after Darger moved out to a nursing home, his landlord opened up his room and discovered, amid piles of presumably artistic debris (hundreds of pairs of smashed eyeglasses, balls of string, old pairs of shoes, scores of empty Pepto-Bismol bottles), one 2,600-page autobiography, an 11-year weather log, 87 watercolors, 67 pencil drawings, and the tale of the Vivian Girls.

  • But he's more comfortable behind the scenes; pencil him in as the next whip.

  • Pencil (as well as penicillin ) was borrowed from Latin pēnicillus `paintbrush,' a diminutive of peniculus `brush,' which is also a diminutive of penis , which in Latin (also) meant `tail.

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