Sentence Examples

  • A feeling of dread was in the air.
  • Dread settled into her stomach.
  • Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.
  • Accustomed freely and fearlessly to investigate whatever came before him, and swayed by a scrupulous dread of insincerity, he was doomed to long and anxious hesitation concerning some of the fundamental points of theology before arriving at a firm conviction of the truth of Christianity.
  • He met Dan's gaze and saw the same sense of dread on his counterpart's face.

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