Sentence Examples


  • They feared to spare him lest he should report the matter to the king.
  • She could not keep back her tears, and the chief cause of her pain seemed to be the fear lest people should doubt her truthfulness.
  • It is this: When you oil your beard, don't oil it too much, lest it soil your clothing.
  • John and his friends feared lest the inquiry promised into the extent of the hated forest areas would be carried out too rigorously, and that these would be seriously curtailed, if not abolished altogether.
  • 21, do not listen to all that you may overhear, lest you hear yourself ill spoken of; ix.