Sentence Examples


  • The stones were sunk in the sand now, covered by a couple inches of water.
  • A great number of wells were also sunk and rain-water was stored in cisterns.
  • The stranger sat without stirring, either resting or, as it seemed to Pierre, sunk in profound and calm meditation.
  • A very common function of hairs is to diminish transpiration, by creating a still atmosphere between them, as in the case of the sunk stomata already mentioned.
  • But to his surprise Willarski soon noticed that Pierre had lagged much behind the times, and had sunk, as he expressed it to himself, into apathy and egotism.