Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: curves
IPA transcription: [k'ɝvz]
Pronunciations of curves
Usage examples
  • The filmy curves wafted toward him, bringing it close to his lips.
  • You've always had speed and curves, but now you seem able to get the pill over.
  • There is passion, refined and swelling, in the curves of this most eloquent composition.
  • With a hiss it curves its neck and turns the foil upwards, snapping and biting at its tormentors.
  • The count's eyes followed the graceful curves of her white forearm with an eagerness that was annoying.
  • He was a frightful looking creature with a green and yellow body, and his tail was so long that it went into a hundred curves.
  • At intervals, under this natural shelter, there spread out vaulted entrances in beautiful curves, into which the waves came dashing with foam and spray.
  • The tracks cling to the mountain sides almost like vines cling to brick walls, and the curves are so short that one riding in the end coach can nearly reach the engineer.
  • The way, now tangled among the nameless peaks and ranges, bore steadily southward, rising all the time, in spite of many brief downward curves where a steep gorge must be crossed.
  • The railway track wound in and out among the passes, now approaching the mountain-sides, now suspended over precipices, avoiding abrupt angles by bold curves, plunging into narrow defiles, which seemed to have no outlet.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Bobsleigh, License CC BY-SA 4.0