sparrow


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Synonyms for sparrow

any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects

small brownish European songbird

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But the sparrow sat on the outside of the window, and cried 'Carter
But the sparrow began to flutter about, and stretch out her neck and cried, 'Carter
The sparrows came fluttering about them, and Ralph produced from his pocket the half of a roll saved from his luncheon.
I've never seen sparrows so tame," Mary observed, by way of saying something.
Mary felt that she could have forgone this display of animal good temper, but seeing that Ralph, for some curious reason, took a pride in the sparrows, she bet him sixpence that he would not succeed.
It seems that the white sparrow comes out only just at daybreak with the first light of dawn, and that it brings all kinds of good luck to the farmer that is fortunate enough to catch it.
Of course, they wasn't a white sparrow, but by getting up early an' attendin' to things he'd been slack about before--oh, I got it all right.
Let them hunt their white sparrows in the Sacramento islands and the irrigation valleys.
I was not unprepared for this request, for I had noticed how his pets went on increasing in size and vivacity, but I did not care that his pretty family of tame sparrows should be wiped out in the same manner as the flies and spiders.
But for the twittering of the sparrows and the crunching of his own feet upon the frozen snow, the whole windless world of air hung over him entranced, and the stillness weighed upon his mind with a horror of solitude.
As he thus sat, taking breath in the shadow of the wall and hopped about by sparrows, it chanced that his eye roved to the fastening of the door; and what he saw plucked him to his feet.
That's why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons.
We have been building this custom hardware for a very long time," says Thach, "We are very excited about Sparrow because we have designed it based on years of experimenting with different configurations.
Throughout the story, Moon weaves expressive spoken and musical poetry, as these become keys to helping Sparrow find her voice.
The latest installment's overcrowded look and development leave Sparrow in the lurch and unable to fly and soar-and that will never do.