Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hovered
IPA transcription: [h'ʌvɚd]
Usage examples
  • Before his mental vision hovered two women.
  • Sweet smoke of burning twigs hovered in the autumn day
  • Sadie hovered around the pale, sad-faced woman while she ate.
  • Her father and mother hovered around her, repeating the history of all those wonderful people.
  • That was soon done, with the aid of the boy, who hovered about, interested, but ignorant of surgery.
  • He turned in anguish of heart toward the south, for there less racking remembrances hovered over the distant hills.
  • The Phoenix dashed back and forth at top speed, wheeled in circles, shot straight up like a rocket--plunged, hovered, looped--rolled, soared, fluttered.
  • But the cold charm in her eyes had spread, as she hovered before him, to all the rest of her person, so that it was for the minute almost a recovery of youth.
  • His drooping brush, his soiled appearance, and jaded trot, proclaimed his fate impending; and the carrion crow, which hovered over him, already considered poor Reynard as soon to be his prey.
  • Hiding his impatience under an air of scholastic repose, Demi hovered near, ready to advance when the happy moment came, wondering meantime why elderly persons persisted in absorbing young ones instead of sensibly sitting in corners with their contemporaries.