verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM leadenlead·en·ly, adverblead·en·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for leaden
Technically, White should seem out of step with our current pop-centric culture: leaden, irrelevant, dinosauric.
That there was a way to tell the story and not have been leaden—not be a chore or an ordeal.Steve Coogan Makes His Bid For Some Serious, Dramatic Roles|Andrew Romano|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Romney-Ryan Medicare proposal is stunningly unpopular—and Romney left the debate firmly lashed to its leaden weight.
Soldiers called out, and they gave two unfortunates leaden food enough to kill them.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Several tons of leaden pipe were dug up in Fleet street, London, laid down 300 years before.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
For the rest, the “Dolphin” is a singularly dull and unromantic-looking house, painted a leaden hue.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper