Sentence Examples


  • Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
  • Though her husband was a patron of Rousseau, she herself had narrowly escaped the guillotine, and had only half imbibed the ideas of the Revolution.
  • She narrowly escaped the guillotine by pretending to be pregnant.
  • At work, using a guillotine or paper cutter.
  • We do not have guillotine motions these days; instead we have program motions, which were recommended by the Modernisation Committee.

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