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    1. Her mount let out a magnificent bellow as it struggled to its feet in a cloud of flying gravel and bolted after its companion without her

    2. It was too dark to see how much skin she lost, their clattering claws on the dry gravel told her which way was west

    3. Then she heard nervous claws on gravel that said she wouldn't have time

    4. the bill in a black plastic wallet and with that delightful hint of gravel in the Greek

    5. John and Dave bounce along in an old Jeep on an isolated gravel road in some back country mountains in Western

    6. On one side is a rock garden of small gravel and with large boulders placed here and there with the gravel contoured about them

    7. It is a beautiful house - two storey, detached and standing in its own grounds … the gravel drive large enough for at least six cars to park in

    8. For Afternoonday they trudged on in front of the Troarar hills, some greener humps in the distance across dun plains of thinning ribbonleaves in rough gravel

    9. By the time I hear Stephen’s car on the gravel outside the house, I have covered the whole of the carpet and heaped up the bits of furniture in a pile in one corner

    10. The three of them sat around it on some gravel mounds they'd scooped up

    11. The ground here was rough gravel, they would have a hard time digging scrapes and the top would never stay up, so they only dug into shallow pits

    12. It was an aching desert, the gravel was a dirty brown, the noon breeze was still stifling

    13. Unperturbed, Ricci cuts across the highway median and peels out, slinging sand and gravel, speeds back in the other direction

    14. The window of my bedroom faces the front of the building so I hear the taxi drive over the gravel and the sound of the two them letting themselves in - judging by the amount of giggling going on, I’d say they have had a good time

    15. ‘Oh no, I heard the taxi on the gravel but nothing else

    16. The wheels hit a patch of gravel and the car skids straight towards the concrete of a bridge crossing the motorway

    17. He says that she tried to avoid crashing into the back of the van by swinging the car onto the hard shoulder but hit a patch of gravel or something and skidded straight into the bridge

    18. Beyond the hedge and the ubiquitous, unforgiving, waist-high nettles, chunks of ballast gravel, sharp and stained, emited a slight haze of heat, baking the old timber sleepers laid a hundred years ago, counting off the miles between Blue Anchor and Watchett

    19. It had taken them some time to pick all the bits of gravel out of her skin … thankfully, there was no damage to her skull, though that was probably more luck than anything else

    20. His bare soled feet tread lightly, sprites on hot gravel,

    21. noise whilst rolling over the gravel on the tracks

    22. The old man passed me the cabbage whilst he squeezed past and scrambled onto the gravel

    23. At the turning area in the light from an old van and a single bulb in a shed, fifteen or so fishermen crunch on the gravel, concentrating hard whilst straightening coloured nets and winding spiky lines around their baskets with bare hands

    24. I don't think they saw her fling down the shovel into the gravel or understood the curses she invoked, but certainly they felt the sting of the grit that flew from her hands and showered them like nettles

    25. The old lady’s gravel laden voice was perfectly suited to the tune: “Oh, what a beautiful morning”

    26. Then, while Lucy, working on auto-pilot, cleaned the kitchen up again, her mother moved the torso, the head, the hoodie and two black bin liners full of soiled cleaning materials to an as yet unfilled area in the new patio base and proceeded to bury Alan’s mortal remains under lumps of hardcore and a layer of gravel

    27. Lucy tried to bury her head in the neck of her school blouse, her cheeks and ears blushing crimson as she thought about the body under the gravel and how she had killed her step-brother

    28. By tea time he had laid all of the remaining hardcore, covered it with gravel and soft sand, and raked it level and smooth so that he could begin laying the slabs the following weekend

    29. The old lady’s gravel

    30. constructed a wall and piles of hardcore, soft sand and gravel were

    31. laid all of the remaining hardcore, covered it with gravel and soft

    32. 19Thy seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel

    33. Then he walks round to the back of the barns and the milking parlour, treading carefully through pools of semi-liquid mud and loose gravel

    34. tracks and paths, all deeply rutted, with dry gravel in the ruts and long

    35. Jock has no doubt the old comic overheard some of the conversation with Shaun and he also has no doubt that the bugger will try to use the information, although he has no immediate fears regarding sirens and tyres crunching on gravel

    36. way through the open gate and along the wide path of raked gravel

    37. She smiled to herself as she stepped out firmly along the gravel path

    38. There were short shrubby bushes bordering the cliff edge overgrowing the path in places, fingers of branches reaching across the gravel

    39. In front of the house, there was a gravel driveway formed into a

    40. blackberry runners extending across the weed-infested gravel of the

    41. Tom followed the gravel path directly across the garden

    42. turning in the road with a screech of tyres and a spray of gravel,

    43. Encouraged, he set off along the path, his boots crunching on the gravel

    44. Before Andy had a chance to sip the water presented to him by the constable moments later, the ambulance skidded to a halt on the gravel outside the building and, within seconds, a man in the uniform of a paramedic came rushing in

    45. Their boots crunched over the gravel as they entered the gate and

    46. by the sentry, tyres crunching on the gravel drive, and parked – or,

    47. He reaches the gate and stops, standing in the middle of the entrance to the gravel driveway and stares at the house

    48. He kicks at the gravel with every step

    49. Jock is on all fours coughing and spitting blood out onto the gravel

    50. A moment, an idyll, a place of worship, and in that moment he truly loves her, briefly and without question, and continues to do so until he recognises the sounds of the promised land for what they are; tyres on ribbed concrete, car doors slamming and leather soles on gravel

    1. Items that are crashed into gravels or crystal, bits or bytes are all elements that are used to construct, build, plan or program another page into the chapter of our current lives we have

    2. pelted gravels and pebbles at me but when they happened to hear my words, they used to cling to

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    Synonyms for "gravel"

    crushed rock gravel amaze baffle beat bewilder dumbfound flummox get mystify nonplus perplex pose puzzle stick stupefy vex annoy bother chafe devil get at get to irritate nark nettle rag rile soil dirt clay land loam sand

    "gravel" definitions

    rock fragments and pebbles

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    cover with gravel

    be a mystery or bewildering to