Sentence Examples


  • They both knew he spoke the truth—a steady salary would go a long way toward lessening their money problems.
  • The highway department would periodically close the road and, using explosive devices, create slides in a controlled condition, lessening the chance for a surprising and perhaps deadly run loosed by nature on the unsuspecting below.
  • The railways are prospering because they are managed with great skill and are doing increasing amounts of business, though at lessening unit profits.
  • They had torn men loose from the ancestral custom of home to walk in new ways and see new things and hear new thoughts; and some broadening of view, some lessening in the intensity of the old one-sidedness, was the inevitable result.
  • Proboscis is everted Partial extrusion lessening the resistor rhynchostome.

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