Sperling would only describe him as someone who straddles, if not outright ignores, the labels and lines.
A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
When Pew asked them to describe him in a word earlier this year, the second most popular answer was “incompetent.”
They describe being scared and in physical and emotional pain.
But she then went on to describe a time when that solidarity failed to materialize.
It is such as I will describe; for I must dare to speak the truth, when truth is my theme.
His sensations when he read the letter are not easy to describe.
I could not describe the dance even if I had watched it, which I did not.
One of these gentlemen, Choricius by name, had a seaport to describe.
How often the kind of thing occurs that I am about to describe!
early 13c., descriven, from Old French descrivre, descrire (13c.), from Latin describere "to write down, copy; sketch, represent" (see description). Reconstructed with Latin spelling 16c. Related: Describable; described, describes, describing.