Sentence Examples


  • She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
  • She retreated to her apartment, breathing raggedly, with cold tears stiffening her cheeks.
  • The vehicle contained a roll of gauze and Dean bound his own stiffening leg after spreading a disinfectant on the oozing abrasion.
  • The plaits are sewed partly by hand and in a special sewing-machine, and the hats or bonnets are finished by stiffening with gelatin size and blocking into shape with the aid of heat and powerful pressure, according to the dictates of fashion.
  • The rival statesmen moved from London to Paris, all hope of Yugoslav recognition before the opening of the Peace Conference had vanished, owing to the stiffening in the attitude of Italy.

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