Sentence Examples


  • Her walk was unguarded like her mannerisms, a sweet lack of refinement he wasn't sure he liked.
  • Probably nowhere can the actual historical progress from the primitive use of animal sacrifices to the later refinement of burning incense be more clearly traced than in the pages of the Old Testament, where no mention of the latter rite occurs before the period of the Mosaic legislation; but in the monuments of ancient Egypt the authentic traces of the use of incense that still exist carry us back to a much earlier date.
  • He was hard and cruel, without any refinement or interest in cultu e.
  • 3), so called from its inventor, is merely a refinement on the Montreuil method.
  • Nor were his intimate associates men of refinement and taste; they were rather good fellows who quietly enjoyed a good bottle and a joke; he uniformly avoided encounters of wit with his equals.