Sentence Examples

  • His face had a sinister, troubled expression; but an enigmatical smile played perpetually around his lips.
  • Dean wondered if there was another, more sinister reason for Paul Dawkins' silence on the subject—that he was the murderer of his wife's natural father.
  • The real point of this superb declamation was Burke's conviction that ministers supported the claims of the fraudulent creditors in order to secure the corrupt advantages of a sinister parliamentary interest.
  • There was a moment of sinister silence, then a multitudinous stirring of the leaves.
  • Victor's sinister laugh cut through him.

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