Examples of sprite in a Sentence
the child insisted that he'd seen a sprite hiding in the garden
told hair-raising stories of sprites and spectral ships
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There's a silly delight in watching Ariel the sprite bollix up his master's enemies and a solemn joy in the wedding masque prepared for the young lovers, Miranda and Ferdinand.
When my friends did arrive at the bakery, almost by accident, the menu was also drawn out by hand, and equally unreliable, since the owner-baker-sprite made some or all or none of the pastries depending on her mood.
In early 1973, a pair of young German twins—dark-haired, pale-skinned beauties who looked like Alpine forest sprites—found themselves on the beach at Sperlonga, the resort on the Tyrrhenian, south of Rome.
Ismail’s Louis is as squirmy as a worm, then puckish as a sprite in his flirtations with Joe.
Therein lies the magic of Shohei Ohtani, 23, the fresh-faced, lithe, two-way sprite of the Los Angeles Angels.
Iconoclasts is set in a lovely, colorful dystopia, with expressive sprites and bombastic effects to match.
The eponymous character of Claire’s Camera, played with unusual guilelessness by Isabelle Huppert, wanders from scene to scene like a motivational sprite, striking up conversations with strangers on a whim.
In the third piece, over a softly churning piano line — Lucas Debargue was her subtle partner — Ms. Jansen played flowing arpeggios on glassy harmonics, giving the effect of a sprite dancing on the lip of a simmering volcano.
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SPRITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sprite for English Language Learners
in stories : a small creature that has magical powers : an elf or fairy
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