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.
  • 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.
  • All this naked white human flesh, laughing and shrieking, floundered about in that dirty pool like carp stuffed into a watering can, and the suggestion of merriment in that floundering mass rendered it specially pathetic.

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