Sentence Examples


  • She walked down the alley, nose wrinkling at the scents of trash and stagnant water.
  • It was a time when, under able leaders, a great national party was beginning the struggle for reform against the stagnant Austrian government.
  • In freshwater lakes and ponds, especially if the water is stagnant, aquatic plants are abundant.
  • The miasmatic exhalations caused by the sun playing on stagnant waters after the floods give rise to the "Sennar fever," which drives even the natives from the plains to the southern uplands.
  • The streets as originally laid out were wide and spacious, but being unpaved and undrained they were no better than mud tracks diversified by piles of garbage and foul-smelling stagnant pools.

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