Examples of sunken in a Sentence
Her eyes were sunken and lifeless.
our convalescing guest's sunken cheeks soon filled out on a diet of my mother's cooking
Recent Examples of sunken from the Web
Earlier, the Chinese government said the sunken tanker had created two oil slicks.
Florida officials set up the commission in 1998 to improve the river’s dismal condition, and a crucial task, Mr. Aguirre said, was to haul the sunken wrecks and other junk out of the putrid water.
Attorneys for the insurer of Nathan Carman's sunken boat asked a federal judge Monday to compel him to answer questions about a missing gun whose bullets matched the caliber used to kill his grandfather.
Months later, according to federal court documents, a marine surveyor valued the sunken hulk of Mimi at just $137,000.
The fire from a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters.
Think the sunken cheeks associated with age versus the fuller apples of youth.
One fireplace is in the 754-square-foot, sunken living room.
But the actor interviewed for Jim & Andy looks more like a combat veteran, with sunken eyes and a bushy gray beard.
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Origin and Etymology of sunken
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of sunken for Students
- Zero's face looked like a jack-o'-lantern … with sunken eyes and a drooping smile.
- —Louis Sachar, Holes
- sunken ships
- a sunken garden
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