Sentence Examples


  • Once the floors had been waxed and the furniture polished, the house sparkled - in an empty kind of way.
  • Gaining the more open water, the bracing breeze waxed fresh; the little Moss tossed the quick foam from her bows, as a young colt his snortings.
  • Then the controversy waxed fiercer than ever.
  • In the mean-while all the shore rang with the trump of bullfrogs, the sturdy spirits of ancient wine-bibbers and wassailers, still unrepentant, trying to sing a catch in their Stygian lake--if the Walden nymphs will pardon the comparison, for though there are almost no weeds, there are frogs there--who would fain keep up the hilarious rules of their old festal tables, though their voices have waxed hoarse and solemnly grave, mocking at mirth, and the wine has lost its flavor, and become only liquor to distend their paunches, and sweet intoxication never comes to drown the memory of the past, but mere saturation and waterloggedness and distention.
  • The speakers waxed lyrically about the fresh water aquatic conservation center, which they hope to bring to a disused clay pit near Bedford.

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