Example sentences for: plumes

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

  • Plotting with or against their statesman, courting the populace, negotiating treaties, or ordering executions, those formidable rulers never failed to appear ostentatiously clad in vast padded and jewel-encrusted dresses, their torsos boxed in whalebone, their hair glued into smooth rolls upholding pearls and plumes.

  • From the museum’s balcony, there are tremendous views of Santiago and the bay (and, unfortunately, of plumes of pollution rising up from ill-placed industrial plants).

  • The NYT front features a story stating that while American and British forces have targeted military, intelligence, and communications facilities, they have avoided hitting known Iraqi chemical and biological weapons sites in order to avoid unleashing plumes of poisons into the air that could kill Iraqi civilians.

  • After the first snowfall of winter, the fell tops turn white, complementing the walls of the rugged farmhouses and the gentle plumes of smoke that rise from log fires into the crisp cold air.

  • Take North's celebrated score for A Streetcar Named Desire : The score's brilliance lies in the way the languorous New Orleans jazz, redolent of sin, plumes out of the dive up the street from the Kowalskis', curls along the block, and squeezes itself through a radio.

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