Sentence Examples


  • Self-conscious, she turned off the water and wrapped herself in a towel before crossing to the sinks lining one wall with bright mirrors hanging above them.
  • Anxious to be gone, she searched beneath the sinks and the laundry room, places she thought a flashlight would be.
  • From this pipe at various points are taken the supply pipes to baths, lavatories, sinks and other appliances.
  • The levy of ship money and customs by Charles sinks into insignificance beside Cromwell's wholesale taxation by ordinances; the inquisitional methods of the major-generals and the unjust and exceptional taxation of royalists outdid the scandals of the extra-legal courts of the Stuarts; the shipment of British subjects by Cromwell as slaves to Barbados has no parallel in the Stuart administration; while the prying into morals, the encouragement of informers, the attempt to make the people religious by force, were the counterpart of the Laudian system, and Cromwell's drastic treatment of the Irish exceeded anything dreamed of by Strafford.
  • He sinks more and more into a judge, loses more and more the character of dictator.

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