Sentence Examples


  • L There is no need to express in words the total euphoria, not only I felt, but everyone involved experienced when a bedraggled waif stumbled on a pack of boy scouts searching for her grave.
  • A waif of a girl sat beside him.
  • Printed brochures, gratis from Myrtle Somebody whose brother-in-law was a printer, were placed about town by tiny Tonya, an eight-year-old Latina waif hired by Fred for five bucks.
  • One towered just as tall as the other men but was thinner than any waif-like model she had seen on earth.
  • It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!

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