Adjectives for Spears | Words to describe Spears

  • Fire-Hardened
  • Great
  • Short
  • Electric
  • Three-Pronged
  • Wooden
  • Innumerable
  • Long
  • Jagged
  • Rusted
  • Green
  • Shafted
  • White
  • Poisoned
  • Uplifted
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    • 1. The short lances and wooden targets of the attackers were pitifully futile against the long spears and brazen shields of the Hellenes. 🔊
    • 2. Our wayleals, having exhausted their ammunition, had to fall back on their electric spears, and at times were obliged to retire in confusion. 🔊
    • 3. They fought chiefly on horseback, and were excellent riders, carrying long spears, which they managed with great skill. 🔊
    • 4. So they armed them, and took their horses and great spears, and thither they went thereas many knights assayed themself before the tournament. 🔊
    • 5. In another week you ought to see some tiny green spears, like blades of grass, coming up through the brown soil. 🔊
    • 6. In their hands were long shafted spears, and on their left arms rectangular shields, charged with a lively dolphin in the act of swimming. 🔊
    • 7. Men go to war armed with a wooden shield, a steel battle-ax, and one to three steel or wooden spears. 🔊
    • 8. There must have been over a couple of hundred of them, tall, ferocious-looking villains, armed with long spears and heavy axes. 🔊
    • 9. As surely as they then disappeared under the surface of the water, so surely would they re-appear with a fish writhing upon the point of their short spears. 🔊
    • 10. The evening star shot out its white spears, glowing and radiant, long before the light had gone, or the purple and golden afterglow had faded into twilight. 🔊
    • 11. It has employed the little sap which it received in fashioning innumerable spears, broad at the base, hard and sharp, which but ill restore confidence to its apprehensive weakness. 🔊
    • 12. So with the Persian infantry, for their scanty armour and short spears were at terrible disadvantage, but the strength of the Barbarian was not spent. 🔊
    • 13. The jaws of the fretting ocean, gnashing their white teeth in anger, seemed to gape open to devour me, and the black rocks uplifted their jagged spears, to impale my devoted body! 🔊
    • 14. A hundred blacks, some few armed with ancient Sniders, but the greater portion armed with tomahawks, fire-hardened spears, and bone-tipped arrows, clustered on the roots that rose out of the bay. 🔊
    • 15. The other kind, which is practised by a blow with hooks and three-pronged spears, when summed up under one name, may be called striking, unless you, Theaetetus, can find some better name? 🔊
    • 16. How all the poisoned spears of hate are hurled Against thy sorrow when thou darest to meet With martyrdom men's mockery of the truth! 🔊

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