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How This Horror Movie Term Became A Real Life Metaphor
How did the fictional term "sunken place" become an actual term that the black community uses in real life?
Origin of sunken
OTHER WORDS FROM sunkenhalf-sunken, adjectiveun·sunk·en, adjective
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How to use sunken in a sentence
This gives rise to a ring-shaped island, or smattering of islands, around the bowl of water, or lagoon, left by the sunken volcano.
Most of the graves are invisible to the naked eye or revealed only as sunken rectangular shapes.African American gravesites detected near the Capital Beltway will be spared in road-widening plans|Katherine Shaver|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
The work is adventurous and challenging—he’d done everything from searching for a sunken helicopter to cleaning up after the British Petroleum oil spill.
He thought sunken whale carcasses would be a good place to start.
He has sunken eyes and a narrow black beard speckled with gray.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now in his early thirties, his cheeks are sunken from smoking too much hash.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a first-class lounge with a sunken well and cocktail bar.
After he disembarked the sunken ship, Schettino told reporters that he accepts responsibility for his role in the disaster.Captain Schettino Returns to Costa Concordia Crime Scene|Barbie Latza Nadeau|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then he pointed to my sunken cheeks where a couple gray whiskers poked through.
The sunken eyes, the tangled masses of raven hair, the look of exhaustion and hopeless woe.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Beyond it, temple roofs—black keels of sunken vessels—cut a sky still powdered thick with stars.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
And then the salt tears flowed down his sunken cheeks and formed a pool on the floor.The Whale and the Grasshopper|Seumas O'Brien
Had the piles been hollow, or too short to reach bed-rock, it would either have sunken or tumbled.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
This morning he came up, his cheeks more sunken, his eyes more hollow.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman