Sentence Examples


  • They broke free of the house into the dark night on a side of the house far from the light and merriment of the party.
  • The proceedings were characterized by excessive merriment and licentiousness.
  • He inspected the engine before the car race, as he would have examined a steed before a horse race.
  • X., were indeed a customary part of ordinary religious feasts; but there they were an outlet for natural merriment, here they have changed their character to express an emotion more sombre and more intense, by which the prophets, and often mere chance spectators too, were so overpowered that they 2 I Sam.
  • As soon as he had left the room the general merriment stopped and the guests began to converse sensibly and quietly with one another.

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