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How to use veins in a sentence
The Royal Family has benefited hugely from the American blood in its veins.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain | Tim Teeman | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He opened his eyes and he held my hand with his so-very-frail one, veins showing blue through his skin.
Later, I took a photo of my eye with my cellphone, the skin around it still swollen, the whites streaked with popped red veins.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed. | Anonymous | September 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Only she can make hetersoexuality sound like a life-saving elixir that I need to inject directly into my veins.
“The first time I had heroin in my veins, an 18-year-old girl put it there,” Ullom wrote.
They became quite jolly as cocktails and red liquor flowed and tingled their veins.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
The familiar writing made the blood race in his veins, and the instant the man was gone he tore it open.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
No one has yet gone far enough down to test the depth of the veins in any Canadian mine.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
His face was of an ashy whiteness; the veins of his brow stood out; his dry lips were drawn.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
He gripped the arms of his chair; from where she stood, she could see the veins standing out on his hands.Uncanny Tales | Various