Examples of damsel in a Sentence
knights are celebrated in fairy tales for rescuing damsels in distress
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In fairytales, women are often damsels to be saved or witches to be defeated.
In the cattails surrounding the pond there will be another show as damsel and dragonflies compete with mountain wildflowers to add reds and blues to the spring landscape.
Collect damsel bugs from alfalfa fields using a sweep net, and then release them in and around your vegetable garden.
Everyone wants to see stories driven by strong, capable heroines, not a damsel in distress and a rescuer.
As damsel in distress Dolores and jaded town madam Maeve, Wood and Newton play hosts whose minds are designed to be erased after each encounter.
Prediction for the season: The erstwhile Commander Lexa spent way too long as a veritable damsel in distress, finally growing into the role of post-apocalyptic soldier toward the end of season three.
But perhaps also like a femme fatale, she can be tamed, and then, like a damsel in distress, rescued, thanks to Alex’s resources and his apparently unlimited forgiveness and generosity.
The depictions of insects—the little mother moth, the Greek red damsel, the monarch butterfly—are particularly lavish, and an eerie bleakness is infused in the portraits of the snow leopard and giant panda.
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DAMSEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of damsel for English Language Learners
: a young woman who is not married
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