Sentence Examples


  • He dodged the screen door as it narrowly missed his forehead.
  • The vehicle careened down the block, narrowly missing a mail truck that honked its irri­tation, and sped around the corner before Dean had staggered to his feet.
  • With a squeal of brakes Dean narrowly missed the rider in front, who shouted a profanity and spun sideways to a stop in the road­side gravel, miraculously maintaining balance.
  • Consumed by agonizing defeat, she whirled and started down the stairs, narrowly missing Denton.
  • Though her husband was a patron of Rousseau, she herself had narrowly escaped the guillotine, and had only half imbibed the ideas of the Revolution.

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