How to use dabbed in a sentence

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He then dabbed his forehead with a cloth and took off his dress coat, handing it to another pastor.
A powder puff would then gently be dabbed on her face to even out any creases or blotches.
Determinedly refusing to remove his jacket, Dr. Alexeivich tugged at his tie and dabbed perspiration from his brow.
Donnie raised his clean hand and dabbed the sweat from Steven's forehead, under his straggly hair.
I took my napkin and gently dabbed it at my mouth, hoping that I hadn't spurted out coffee in my surprise.
A smile was playing around her lips as she dabbed delicately at the corner of her eyes.
Mr. Wellington dabbed the corner of his mouth with his napkin and swallowed as he prepared to make an announcement.
He dabbed the cut lightly with another paper towel before working on the band-aid.
She quickly dabbed her handkerchief across her mouth, wiping away the substance from her lips.
She took a deep breath and dabbed at the corner of her eyes with her handkerchief.
She lightly dabbed her bleeding forehead and winced, the pain shooting through her entire head like a sudden bolt of lightning.
Mrs Wyatt dabbed away tears with a tissue clutched in her hand and looked shocked by the judge's decision.
I also dabbed on some lip-gloss and blush, and even managed to evenly apply some black eyeliner.
Afterwards she fixed her ponytail and dabbed on some cherry lip gloss before heading out the door.
I quickly splashed cold water to my face, tied my hair in a low ponytail and dabbed concealer to that annoying, red spot on my nose.
To fragrance your kitchen cabinets and drawers, place a good scent dabbed on a cotton ball into an inconspicuous comer.
They were black specks in the distance, nothing more than what looked to be dots of blotched ink dabbed on to the bright, clear blue sky.
I dabbed concealer on some red spots and put on a coat of rusty colored lipstick.
I dabbed on little piles of wasabi and pickled ginger around the rice and between the fish.
A few minutes later, after I dabbed on some foundation and lip gloss, I was ready to go.
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Examples from Classical Literature
Friar Mathieu tore away a piece of the bedsheet and dabbed Simon's wound with it.
Clay of the desired thickness is then rolled out as described and applied to the mould and dabbed flat with a sponge or dabber.
He swore savagely under his breath, and dabbed viciously at a blowfly that suddenly became noisy on the window-pane.
Sir Percy looked at himself in the glass and dabbed his face with the powder-puff.
Holmes walked across to the desk and dabbed a little ink from each bottle on to the blotting paper.
Generally he dabbed the baby on the first dry thing he found.
Here she dabbed her sister's forehead, and blew upon it a little.
Marilou dabbed the moisture from her forehead with the hem of her dress.
His lordship frowned, and dabbed his lips with a handkerchief.
Edna dabbed the powder upon her nose and cheeks as she looked at herself closely in the little distorted mirror which hung on the wall above the basin.
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