Sentence Examples


  • While Dean didn't share his wife's intensity, he was proud of it, and his lack of interest in the names didn't lessen his love of the scene.
  • Too fast, he felt the buffers' effect on his powers lessen, and magic exploded through him.
  • His skin was hot, working its way through her thin dress in a way that did nothing to lessen the warmth racing through her blood.
  • In the first place, they lessen the number of separate facts to be explained; in the second, they limit the field within which explanation must be sought, since, for instance, if a particular mode of repetition of parts occur in mosses, in flowering-plants, in beetles and in elephants, the seeker of ultimate explanations may exclude from the field of his inquiry all the conditions individual to these different organic forms, and confine himself only to what is common to all of them; that is to say, practically only the living material and its environment.
  • These adaptations tend to lessen the amount of transpiration by protecting the stomata from the movements of the air.

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