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Pronunciation: [ʃˈə͡ʊd] (IPA)

The word "shewed" is a past tense form of the verb "show." It means to display or exhibit something. There are many synonyms for this word, including "demonstrate," "present," "expose," "reveal," "illustrate," and "manifest." All these words convey the same meaning as "shewed" and can be used interchangeably in different contexts. For instance, instead of saying "I shewed her the way," you can say "I demonstrated the way to her," or "I presented the way to her." These synonyms make language more varied and nuanced, and they help to avoid repetition and boredom in communication.

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Usage examples for Shewed

The Troops of every description, both officers and men, shewed a degree of gallantry which it was difficult to restrain within prudent bounds.
"An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's Forces and the Rebels, During the Irish Rebellion, 1798. Including very interesting information not before made public. Carefully collected from authentic lett"
John Jones
It shewed the Dutch were no longer over-awed by the power of their enemy, for they dared to brave him to his teeth.
"A Collection of State-Papers, Relative to the First Acknowledgment of the Sovereignty of the United States of America"
John Adams
They could hear of no proposals about an established church, and the Palatine at such an unreasonable time, shewed more zeal than prudence or good policy in attempting to introduce it among them.
"An Historical Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The Colonies Of South Carolina And Georgia, Volume 1"
Alexander Hewatt

Famous quotes with Shewed

  • The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent, made by cutting the red clay and stones, of which the cliffs are here composed, into a sort of rude steps.
    Charlotte Smith
  • Water—the mighty, the pure, the beautiful, the unfathomable—where is thy element so glorious as it is in thine own domain, the deep seas ? What an infinity of power is in the far Atlantic, the boundary of two separate worlds, apart like those of memory and of hope ! or in the bright Pacific, whose tides are turned to gold by a southern sun, and in whose bosom sleep a thousand isles, each covered with the verdure, the flowers, and the fruit of Eden ! But, amid all thy hereditary kingdoms, to which hast thou given beauty, as a birthright, lavishly as thou hast to thy favourite Mediterranean ? The silence of a summer night is now sleeping on its bosom, where the bright stars are mirrored, as if in its depths they had another home and another heaven. A spirit, cleaving air midway between the two, might have paused to ask which was sea, and which was sky. The shadows of earth and earthly things, resting omen-like upon the waters, alone shewed which was the home and which the mirror of the celestial host.
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • How incomprehensible is woman's love ! —it is not kindness that wins it, nor return that insures it; we daily see the most devoted attachment lavished on those who seem to us singularly unworthy. The Spectator shewed his usual knowledge of human nature, when, in speaking on this subject, he relates, that in a town besieged by the enemy, on the women being allowed to depart with whatever they held most precious, only one among them carried off her husband,—a man notorious for his tyrannical temper, and who had, moreover, a bad—or, as it turned out, a good—habit of beating his wife every morning. Well, all governments are maintained by fear—fear being our great principle of action ; and fear, we are tempted to believe, heightens and strengthens the love of woman.
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • Pope was not content to satisfy; he desired to excel, and therefore always endeavoured to do his best: he did not court the candour, but dared the judgement of his reader, and, expecting no indulgence from others, he shewed none to himself. He examined lines and words with minute and punctilious observation, and retouched every part with indefatigable diligence, till he had left nothing to be forgiven.
    Alexander Pope
  • [He] hath shewed himselfe singular in the immortall Epitaph of his beloved , besides many other most absolute Comike inventions.
    Mathew Roydon

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