Sentence Examples


  • His master's friend moved closer, and he silently told kiri to be quiet, lest she be heard.
  • They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side.
  • Silence surrounded them, not the good kind, but the heavy kind that made her want to hold her breath lest she break it and all hell erupt.
  • Wings, short fur, fangs the size of her forearm … she moved farther into the bathroom, lest she draw his attention.
  • As he watched, spellbound, she revolved toward him, but he quickly closed his eyes lest he look upon her once beautiful face.

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