Sentence Examples


  • By the merest chance the ship itself at last rescued him; but from that hour the little negro went about the deck an idiot; such, at least, they said he was.
  • They are allowed to gossip about everything, and the writers have the knack of making the merest trifles seem amusing.
  • Add the merest dash of single cream or a smidgeon of milk and grate some black pepper over.
  • With the merest kiss we caress the grass of the runway, and coast halfway along the strip.
  • But the strange thing about all of these accounts is that none of them contain the merest hint of a library or any books.

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