sculpted; sculpting; sculpts

Examples of sculpt in a Sentence

She carefully sculpted the wood. The children painted and sculpted all morning. Sculpt your back with push-ups.
Recent Examples on the Web Embracing the calm ambiance, families revel in moments of tranquility, sculpting sandcastles and savoring leisurely strolls along the shoreline, immersing themselves in the essence of serenity. 4. Maeghan Dolph, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023 Following Goldberg’s touching tribute on Monday’s show, Haines, pointed out the cake dolls sculpted in the EGOT winner’s likeness. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Kids can stretch it, bounce it, pop it, tear it, or sculpt it—and the non-toxic silicone putty will never dry out. Chaunie Brusie, Rn, Bsn, Parents, 15 Nov. 2023 This idea is embodied in the statue of the Virgin of Copacabana that the Indigenous artist Francisco Tito Yupanqui sculpted in the mid-1570s. Aatish Taseer, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 Treatments include acupuncture, sculpting lymphatic drainage facials, Qi Gong, and ayurvedic full body massages juiced with CBD. Alexandra Malmed, Vogue, 8 Nov. 2023 Hair isn't sculpted in stone and styling products aren't magic, pins come loose, hairspray doesn't hold, and styles shake loose while moving around on the red carpet. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 8 Nov. 2023 The collection includes several iconic artworks, including the red and blue eraser, sculpted by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Alisa Tang, Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2023 The movie is black-and-white and every face in it seems to be sculpted from light. Bela Shayevich, Harper's Magazine, 11 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History


French sculpter, alteration of obsolete sculper, from Latin sculpere

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sculpt was in 1864

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“Sculpt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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