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
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In the late twentieth century, a group of archaeologists excavated the remains of two or three structures that once stood here, surrounded by green fields where sheep and cattle grazed.
Cheese geeks will like the fresh goat cheeses from Picabo Desert Farm and semi-hard sheep’s milk cheeses from Mountain Valley Farmstead near Salmon.
It was built originally to house sheep, and functions today as a heated workshop space.
The program, started by Ramona High School Teacher Gloria Quinn and her Eco-Leaders Save the World students, has saved the district money on solid waste hauling and animal feed, and made for some very happy sheep, cows and chickens.
Animal bones indicate the people living here herded sheep, goats, and cattle, and also hunted deer.
And the wool gathered from the sheep is famed for its strain purity, due to centuries of isolation.
The rank and file are just sheep, willing to vote for whichever bill the leadership tells them to.
After moving to the rugged coast of Maine, Julie Letowski tried her hand tending to cows, chickens, sheep, vegetables, a husband, and her most-adorable-flowerchild-in-the-world, before realizing her dream job was behind a potter’s wheel.
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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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