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.
  • As soon as he had left the room the general merriment stopped and the guests began to converse sensibly and quietly with one another.
  • As soon as she had struck her pose, and smiled triumphantly, proudly, and with sly merriment, the fear that had at first seized Nicholas and the others that she might not do the right thing was at an end, and they were already admiring her.

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