Sentence Examples

  • A look of astonishment crossed his face as he turned.
  • To the astonishment of everybody, Lord Cardigan escaped from a capital charge of felony because the full name of his antagonist (Harvey Garnett Phipps Tuckett) was not legally proved.
  • Astonishment has been frequently expressed at the powerful activities of bacteria - their rapid growth and dissemination, of the extensive and profound decompositions and Activity bacteria.
  • He was convicted and received a severe sentence, with repeated floggings, the execution of which was expected to kill him, and which was rigorously carried out; but to the astonishment of all he survived.
  • The action of the British cabinet caused both astonishment and indignation throughout South Africa and in the other selfgoverning states of the empire.

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