Sentence Examples


  • A hand swept the dark memories from her mind, and she sagged against Darian, feeling the same sense of peace overtake his mind.
  • I long to share my secret with the one I so love, but then fear and doubt overtake me before the words will leave my lips.
  • With the bridges open, the threat she'd foreseen was going to overtake the human world.
  • Russia must adopt, it was said, those enlightened principles and liberal institutions which made the Western nations superior to her not only in the arts of peace but even in the art of war; only by imitating her rivals could she hope to overtake and surpass them in the race of progress.
  • Sleep may overtake the patient in the midst of the sweating stage, and he awakes, not without some feeling of what he has passed through, but on the whole well, with the temperature fallen almost or altogether to the normal, or it may be even below the normal; the pulse moderate and full; the spleen again of its ordinary size; the urine that is passed after the paroxysm deposits a thick brick-red sediment of urates.

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