Sentence Examples


  • She watched in dismay as images of Gabriel played.
  • Cynthia's little shriek of dismay caused Dean to turn.
  • "You didn't, did you?" she stared at him in a cross between dismay and amazement.
  • As the Deans entered the kitchen they both saw with dismay, Effie Quincy, seated at the table, milk glass in one hand, and the Annie Quincy notebook in the other.
  • Much to their dismay, the incoming plane for Cynthia's scheduled flight had been diverted to Grand Junction, sixty miles further away.

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