Examples of sheep in a Sentence
he came to see that the members of the cult were sheep who naively went along with whatever their leader dictated
Recent Examples of sheep from the Web
For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans.
The model minority becomes a unique tool of supremacy—a minion, a humble servant, a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
Once home to 13,000 sheep, 3,000 head of cattle and 300 horses, it was turned into a mobile-home park in the early 1970s, and a decade later was one of the first in the state to convert from rental spaces to private ownership.
The wild dogs eat everything, from fish to sheep, and were a menace to livestock farmers.
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Giving up on the sheep idea, the two rolled up their sleeves and started what has become the 100-year-old Hamilton Shirt Co., a local custom shirtmaker and one of the oldest family businesses in Houston.
Jamie McKinley invested $15,000 into her projects of market lambs, sheep breeding, and marketing and retailing meat products.
Never-Trump Republicans no longer insist that Trump is a liberal Manhattan wolf in conservative sheep’s clothing.
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Origin and Etymology of sheep
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsangel, dove, innocent, lamb
Related Wordsbabe, colt, cub, fledgling, greenhorn, ingenue (or ingénue), naïf (or naif), newbie, tenderfoot, virgin; cherub, saint; mollycoddle, sissy, softy (or softie), weakling, wimp; dupe, pigeon, sap, sucker
Near Antonymsbully, roughneck, rowdy, tough; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, slob; shark, skunk, snake, stinker; devil, knave, miscreant, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain
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