Sentence Examples


  • Two powers faced each other threateningly: the organized and malcontent Protestants; and the provincial governors, all great personages possessing an arifled following, theoretically agents of the king, but practically independent.
  • "Very well, very well!" muttered the officer, threateningly, and turning his horse he trotted away, jolting in his saddle.
  • It had become satiated; the cry of the mothers rose threateningly against the Ogre- and his intolerable imposition of wholesale conscription.
  • In another side street a sentinel standing beside a green caisson shouted at him, but only when the shout was threateningly repeated and he heard the click of the man's musket as he raised it did Pierre understand that he had to pass on the other side of the street.
  • He took a heavy paperweight and lifted it threateningly, but at once put it back in its place.
 

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