Sentence Examples


  • Martha's voice dropped to a whisper as she pointed to a rickety staircase.
  • I followed about twenty lost souls up a rickety flight of stairs to a brightly lighted room, smelling of flowers and candles.
  • The psychopathic, the tubercular, the rickety, and the gouty constitution may all be transmitted through a line of ascendants, and only require the necessary exciting agents to render them apparent.
  • He was ungainly, with rickety legs.
  • Born at Honfleur he was cabinboy for a while on board the rickety steamer that plied between Havre and Honfleur across the estuary of the Seine.

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