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Example sentences for "ambrosia"

Lexicographically close words:
ambo; ambon; ambos; ambra; ambre; ambrosial; ambrotype; ambry; ambulacra; ambulacral
  1. The only question is, what ambrosia smells like.

  2. After nine months' confinement in a dungeon, four feet square, when it is opened for her release, the air is perfumed with the ambrosia which exhales from her sweet person.

  3. The Brahmans agreed that the sacrifice might now proceed; and Brahma having married Gayatri, and having enjoined silence upon her, placed on her head the jar of ambrosia and the sacrifice was performed.

  4. On hearing of her refusal, Brahma was wroth, and said to Indra: "Search me out a girl that I may marry her and commence the sacrifice, for the jar of ambrosia weighs heavy on my head.

  5. But she a potent remedy devised Herself to save us, who the nostrils sooth'd Of each with pure ambrosia thither brought Odorous, which the fishy scent subdued.

  6. Clearly our cook knows nothing of the preparation of ambrosia nor I of nectar, although I made the coffee myself.

  7. After sitting so near me at the table all summer you must have noticed that nothing but ambrosia and nectar will serve my purpose.

  8. Once upon a time the ambrosia was robbed from the gods by GarĀ“uda, half giant and half eagle, the enemy of serpents.

  9. Account has to be taken of the persistent legend regarding the ambrosia which gave strength to the gods and prolonged their existence.

  10. In the same way we have in the Indian myth the gods regaining the ambrosia from the Asouras or demons that had stolen it.

  11. Ambrosia found a card, and on it was the name of a | |firm which ardently assured her it wanted to afford | |her credit.

  12. Ambrosia wore it to a movie and the young man | |admiringly informed her she "was all dolled up.

  13. Ambrosia left the dress, and went back to her old | |one.

  14. Then for nine days queenly Deo wandered over the earth with flaming torches in her hands, so grieved that she never tasted ambrosia and the sweet draught of nectar, nor sprinkled her body with water.

  15. Now Leto did not give Apollo, bearer of the golden blade, her breast; but Themis duly poured nectar and ambrosia with her divine hands: and Leto was glad because she had borne a strong son and an archer.

  16. The goddess, speaking thus, before him placed A table where the heaped ambrosia lay, And mingled the red nectar.

  17. She, right opposite To that of Ulysses, took her seat, Ambrosia there her maidens laid, and there Poured nectar.

  18. Rescued an orphan babe from common sense, I gave his mother's milk to Confidence; She with her own ambrosia bronz'd his face, And changed his skin to monumental brass.

  19. Birds cannot pass them safe, no, not the doves Which his ambrosia bear to Father Jove.

  20. Homer very neatly expresses the difference of these two habits, where he brings in Juno dressing herself:-- With sweet ambrosia first she washed her skin, And after did anoint herself with oil.

  21. Mortals were formerly remarkably sober, and the gods themselves set them the example, by feeding exclusively on ambrosia and nectar.

  22. Here are oranges, the nectar and ambrosia of the Olympian ages, which you doubtless regret, and we have again discovered.

  23. And many other royal sages, having conciliated ascetics, have enjoyed the happiness of tasting the ambrosia of the sight of a son.

  24. Here they feasted on ambrosia and nectar, discoursed upon the affairs of heaven and earth, and were delighted at intervals by the music of Apollo's lyre, and the songs of the Muses.

  25. According to one account, his mother designed to make him immortal, and for that purpose anointed him with ambrosia during the day, and laid him in the fire at night.

  26. So that, Senor Ambrosia while you consign your friend's body to the earth, you should not consign his writings to oblivion, for if he gave the order in bitterness of heart, it is not right that you should irrationally obey it.

  27. This is the place," answered Ambrosia "for in it many a time did my poor friend tell me the story of his hard fortune.

  28. Of the insects directly attacking wood, the most important are the ambrosia or timber beetles, the borers, the ants, and the carpenter bees.

  29. Staves and Heads of Barrels containing Alcoholic Liquids These are liable to attack by ambrosia beetles (Figs.

  30. Mahogany and other rare and valuable woods imported from the tropics to this country in the form of round logs, with or without bark on, are commonly damaged more or less seriously by ambrosia beetles and timber worms.

  31. It is found, however, that some of these "girdled" trees are especially attractive to several species of ambrosia beetles (Figs.

  32. Unseasoned Products in the Rough Freshly sawn hardwood, placed in close piles during warm, damp weather in July and September, presents especially favorable conditions for injury by ambrosia beetles (Figs.

  33. An example of the latter was found in a valuable lot of mahogany lumber of first grade, the value of which was reduced two thirds by injury from a native ambrosia beetle.

  34. Some ambrosia and timber worms will, however, attack barked logs, especially those in close piles, and others shaded and protected from rapid drying.

  35. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "ambrosia" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    ambergris; ambrosia; aspic; attar; balm; balsam; beverage; dainty; delicacy; dessert; drink; essence; extract; honey; honeycomb; manna; molasses; morsel; musk; myrrh; nectar; parfum; perfume; saccharin; salad; savory; scent; slaw; sorghum; sugar; sweetener; sweetening; syrup; tidbit; treacle; treat