Sentence Examples

  • Her eyes were dry and glistening, her lips compressed, her cheeks sunken.
  • Cousin dedicated to him the fourth volume of his translation of Plato, and the long dedication is a compressed biography.
  • Fleas are wingless insects, with a laterally compressed body, small and indistinctly separated head, and short thick antennae situated in cavities somewhat behind and above the simple eyes, which are always minute and sometimes absent.
  • In the lower jaw the molars more compressed, with longer cusps; the last not notably smaller than the others.
  • Fore-feet with five toes, all having strong pointed, compressed claws, the second, third and fourth nearly equal, the fifth somewhat and the first considerably shorter.

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