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Examples of raiment in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of raiment, followed by 45 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


raiment(rāˈmənt)

(noun) - especially fine or decorative clothing

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EXAMPLES - Raiment in a Sentence

  1. Robed in raiment of beauty, diaphanous gear of Benares. (source)
  2. {n} "raiment" 2 Ki 1: 8; Mt 11: 8 {o} "locusts" Le 11: 22 (source)
  3. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? (source)
  4. At present his raiment is a disgrace, and he wears a dress-shirt like (source)
  5. Or raiment most excellent, to insinuate you with the female of your choice? (source)
  6. But Yasmini uses raiment as she does her eyes; it is part of her, and of her art. (source)
  7. Now, in truth, as they held up the supposed raiment, there was nothing there at all. (source)
  8. The whiteness of his raiment was an emblem not only of purity, but of joy and triumph. (source)
  9. The kind of raiment here denoted was the light, thin clothing worn by effeminate persons. (source)
  10. "raiment," the neatness of their sandals, and the arrangement or beauty of their plaited hair. (source)
  11. Certainly you will be ordered to dispose of your filthy raiment prior to your court appearance. (source)
  12. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings. (source)
  13. So he carried him to his place and clad his daughter in raiment, such as added to her beauty and loveliness. (source)
  14. The clerical staff will not disport themselves in raiment of bright colors, nor will they wear hose unless in good repair. (source)
  15. First, The pilgrims were clothed with such kind of raiment as was diverse from the raiment of any that traded in that fair. (source)
  16. {220} First, The pilgrims were clothed with such kind of raiment as was diverse from the raiment of any that traded in that fair. (source)
  17. The clerical staff will not disport themselves in raiment of bright colors, nor will they wear hose unless in good repair. colors? (source)
  18. 14 She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee. (source)
  19. The pearls and flowers are part of women's raiment, and they extend into the border to form a decorative frame that circulates around the piece. (source)
  20. I have done you no harm, and hidden within your raiment you have more than enough resources, not to mention knowledge, to assist a being in need. (source)
  21. A leading constituent of wealth in the East is change of raiment, which is always liable to the inroads of the moth; hence the frequency of the image in Scripture. (source)
  22. Although the veil might seem like a political, cultural or religious statement, it may also be a sign of a personal commitment to morality and conservative raiment. (source)
  23. Into the atrium, spied on two sides by the vacant eyes of former chancellors in their baggy raiment, in the safe Sunday hobbyist style of painting at the time of their making. (source)
  24. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings -- the Virgin Mary and Jesus in the center and an archangel on each side. (source)
  25. Of course I don't suppose any one here knows how to starch and iron white shirts and collars, so that the doctor can't help his raiment, which is better adapted to the local fashions. (source)
  26. The moth worm's house is broken whenever the "raiment" is shaken out, so frail is it. booth -- a bough-formed hut which the guard of a vineyard raises for temporary shelter (Isa 1: 8). (source)
  27. Then he repaired to a blacksmith, after stripping her and her damsels of their silken apparel and clothing them in raiment of hair-cloth, and bade him make three pairs of iron shackles. (source)
  28. -- grown now to be a kind of raiment to one's body, as the body, according to Swedenborg, is but the raiment of the soul -- under that image, the whole of Rossetti's work might count as a (source)
  29. They were clothed with such kind of raiment as was diverse from the raiment of any who traded in that fair; few could understand what they said; and the pilgrims set very light by all their wares. (source)
  30. Tante Emma and Tante Anna, always spoken in that order, never Tante Anna and Tante Emma, were always draped in black to ankle top, but not in the gunny-sack raiment of the typical Tante or Bestemor. (source)
  31. When Christ has need of us, His messenger will appear; he is clothed in raiment white as snow, and although his voice is always gentle, it is clearly heard in the rush and roar of the tempest as on a summer's day. (source)
  32. The shape of their raiment is a burden almost greater than they can bear, and they halt in their walk to preserve the due adjustment of their trouser-knees, till one would fancy he had mixed in a procession of Jacobs. (source)
  33. The shape of their raiment is a burden almost greater than they can bear, and they halt in their walk to preserve the due adjustment of their trouser - knees, till one would fancy he had mixed in a procession of Jacobs. (source)
  34. But there, in the middle, two phrases after "for raiment" (which I must admit, made many a Scout stop and ask its meaning -- clothing), is a reminder of the definitive blessing of this country and its people: opportunity. (source)
  35. Some for the words -- in raiment of needlework -- propose another rendering, "on variegated (or embroidered) cloths" -- that is, in the manner of the East, richly wrought tapestry was spread on the ground, on which the bride walked. (source)
  36. Half a century after Eisenhower, his party is a shambling zombie, wearing the raiment of the boring old party of stuffy midwestern businessmen but carrying within the exciting souls of all sorts of colorful lunatics, simpletons, demagogues and criminals. (source)
  37. Everyone busies himself about elegant and clean clothing for the body, everyone tries to dress with taste and elegance, but who thinks of the incorruptible raiment, which is all defiled with sins, and in which we all shall have to appear before God the Judge? (source)
  38. With each designer showing roughly 40 looks, twice a year, at four main fashion weeks, it's a multiplication table of memorization before you can even begin to formulate the sentence, "Designer X's gowns/shifts/raiment/duds compellingly invoked Designer Y's oeuvre." (source)
  39. After World War II, vested in the raiment of human rights, free flow was used as an ideological club against the Soviet Union and China - even as it also served to help prise open "Third World" markets for cultural commodities including films, musical recordings, television programs and news. (source)
  40. But, as the sun's "glorious raiment" is replaced by the merely reflective light of a "bright cloud," the "mild beam" of human sympathy gives way before the questionable lustre of the miser's gold (which signifies, in Visions 'imperialist context, the stolen wealth comprising the so-called commonwealth). (source)
  41. Informing Lady Hester that his exile was at an end, and that he would himself escort them to the theatre, he went off to his own rooms to change from his top boots, buckskins and frock coat into the more appropriate raiment of black satin knee - breeches and a blue cloth coat over a Florentine waistcoat. (source)
  42. The misery of the times had reduced the nobles and matrons of Rome to accept, without a blush, the benevolence of the church: three thousand virgins received their food and raiment from the hand of their benefactor; and many bishops of Italy escaped from the Barbarians to the hospitable threshold of the Vatican. (source)
  43. Although indeed the senate of poets hath chosen verse as their fittest raiment, meaning, as in matter they passed all in all, so in manner to go beyond them; not speaking, table-talk fashion, or like men in a dream, words as they chanceably fall from the mouth, but peizing7 each syllable of each word by just proportion, according to the dignity of the subject. (source)
  44. But it is that feigning notable images of virtues, vices, or what else, with that delightful teaching which must be the right describing note to know a poet by: although, indeed, the senate of poets hath chosen verse as their fittest raiment, meaning, as in matter they passed all in all, so in manner to go beyond them: not speaking (table-talk fashion, or like men in (source)
  45. The new elite drapes itself in a raiment of a "diversity" that might have no honor at all had not the old American civic-republican arts and disciplines sustained the early Civil Rights movement and the colleges themselves: At its 1964 Commencement Yale presented an honorary doctorate to Martin Luther King, Jr., who, fresh out of jail, wasn't yet popular with most white Americans, including some Yale alumni. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 45 example sentences provided below is 61.0, which suggests that "raiment" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


RAIMENT SYNONYMS

We have 5 synonyms for raiment.

apparel, array, clothes, clothing, garments


RAIMENT ANTONYMS

We have 0 antonyms for raiment.


PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION

Pronunciation: (rāˈmənt)

Syllabification: rai-ment


DEFINITIONS

View up to 25 definitions of raiment from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.


from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) Clothing; garments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) Clothing, garments, dress, material.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) Clothing in general; vesture; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
  2. (noun) An article of dress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) That in which one is arrayed or clad; clothing; vesture; formerly sometimes, in the plural, garments.
  2. (noun) Synonyms Clothes, dress, attire, habiliments, garb, costume, array. These words are all in current use, while raiment and vesture have a poetic or antique sound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) especially fine or decorative clothing
  2. (verb) provide with clothes or put clothes on