Sentence Examples


  • When the troops finally returned, a pall of disappointment hung over them like a shroud.
  • We tackle our work; professionally and without rancor to one another in spite of a pall of indecision that oft times seeps in like a chill from a leaky window frame.
  • The silence hung like a pall over the room as Cynthia wiped down the already spotless counter.
  • While the Deans were pleased that Martha had confided in them about her gruesome discovery, her pending exit remained an ever-present pall that hung over the remainder of the evening like a chilly fog.
  • While the theft of the bone cast a pall on the upcoming activity, the anticipation of an outing in the mountains helped brighten their mood.

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