Sentence Examples


  • Neither of these signs will back down, and the sounds they make in their argument might terrify eavesdroppers.
  • That would terrify me personally, to be the center of attention from someone like him.
  • "You terrify me," she replied.
  • Torturing the prisoner, and of tampering with the judges 4 by consulting them before the trial; nay, he is even represented as selecting this poor clergyman to serve for an example to terrify the disaffected, as breaking into his study and finding there a sermon never intended to be preached, which merely encouraged the people to resist tyranny.'
  • When the ambassadors of the senate in treating for peace tried to terrify him with their hints of what the despairing citizens might accomplish, he gave with a laugh his celebrated answer, "The thicker the hay, the easier mowed!"