Sentence Examples


  • "Give me?" she teased, trying to lighten the mood.
  • Jackson seized every opportunity to point out the upsides, and tried his best to lighten her mood.
  • Repetition of one crop in the field exhausts the ground; but rotation of the crops is good for the soil.
  • "I thought you didn't believe in capital punishment," he said, trying to lighten the situation.
  • Owing largely to the folly of his Greek servant, who, without his master's knowledge, threw overboard the drinking-water to lighten the boat, the explorer after circumnavigating the sea reached Jericho in an exhausted condition, and was there attacked by a severe fever.
 

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