Examples of damsel in a Sentence
knights are celebrated in fairy tales for rescuing damsels in distress
Recent Examples of damsel from the Web
Some of her favorite characters to impersonate include fictional anti-heroes Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy from DC Comics and damsel in distress Daphne from The Scooby Doo animated television series.
Their characters do away with the usual damsel-in-distress narrative associated with many classic superhero movies and create a new normal.
Hampered with a leg injury, the plucky Alex gets to be the damsel in distress.
Hampered with a leg injury, the plucky Alex gets to be the damsel in distress, always saved from certain death by her traveling companion.
This damsel was laying eggs, which is always done on some sort of vegetation, or depending on the species, wood.
And although previous Spider-Man leading ladies, played by Kirsten Dunst and Emma Stone, have been largely portrayed as damsels in distress, Zendaya's M.J. is certainly not in distress.
The rest of the student cast benefits from a script that avoids, among other things, making distressed damsels out of its stellar female teen actors (Laura Harrier, Zendaya).
Nintendo 1 Peach Peach, the perennial princess abductee in Nintendo's Mario series, is the quintessential damsel in distress, a controversial trope that's existed in forms of pop culture since antiquity.
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Origin and Etymology of damsel
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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