Sentence Examples with the word expressive

ANADYOMENE ('AvaSvo l av), an epithet of Aphrodite (Venus), expressive of her having sprung from the foam of the sea.

In drawing from life he had early found the way to unite precision with freedom and fire - the subtlest accuracy of expressive definition with vital movement and rhythm of line - as no draughtsman had been able to unite them before.

Through these two dancers, the classical idiom truly becomes a language, which they utter with utmost expressive clarity.

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Nevertheless, this same expressive word has now for many years been in constant use among some fifteen thousand true born Yankees.

They have developed a more convenient and expressive written character by stages of which one is best represented by the tablets of Hagia Triada.

He began by reading, with the most profound admiration and attention, the whole of Faraday's extraordinary self-revelations, and proceeded to translate the ideas of that master into the succinct and expressive notation of the mathematicians.

It may be useful to give here a synopsis of the classification adopted in this encyclopaedia, noting that, for convenience of treatment, it has been thought, necessary to adopt a grouping not always expressive of the most recent views of affinity.

Nothing can be more expressive of humility and ardent love than some of the actions of the ruff.

She had the most expressive face he had ever seen.

It has wit, economy and intellectual control, in a richly expressive harmonic idiom.