Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: quarry
IPA transcription: [kw'ɔɹi]
Pronunciations of quarry
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: quarry
    Meaning: extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble"
Usage examples
  • They are very quiet when they are stalking their quarry."
  • The rear of the entrenchment, being protected by the quarry, was left open.
  • The axe-heads glittered in their rhythmic flight, like fierce eagles circling about their quarry.
  • Lord Percy to the quarry went, To view the tender deere; Quoth he, "Erle Douglas promised This day to meet me heere;
  • He is used to these desperate rallies, which always become fiercer and more violent as the quarry is on the point of giving in.
  • So, after one grand farewell volley, we fled, sliding, jumping, rolling, tumbling down the quarry at the rear of the fort, and escaped without losing a man.
  • Without springs or snares, she lies in ambush, among the flowers, and awaits the arrival of the quarry, which she kills by administering a scientific stab in the neck.
  • It was his opinion that it was cheaper to quarry and concentrate lean ore in a big way than to attempt to mine, under adverse circumstances, limited bodies of high-grade ore.
  • They all ran at her to take her as their quarry, but she escaped from them and, throwing herself into the waves,"--And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased saying her permitted say.
  • The moon was over Ajalon when these two hunters, after all the perils of the long, black road, marched up into the dooryard, bearing on a pole between them their quarry, well suspended by the gambrels.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, License CC BY-SA 4.0
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