Sentence Examples

  • She had always been a recluse at heart, often declining a social outing with her friends so that she could be alone with a book or her writing.
  • Accepting his proposal of marriage might be setting her up for a fall, but declining was surely something she would live to regret.
  • He shook his head, declining to answer until he had swallowed the food in his mouth.
  • The situation in Europe plagued him, as did the declining number of Guardians.
  • Though he harbored no regrets in declining her invitation to sex, he knew he could and should have handled so obviously unstable a person in such a mental state far better than he did.

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