Sentence Examples


  • When the kitchen door opened suddenly, they jerked apart and turned guilty faces to Sarah, whose expression made it clear she had seen and comprehended their actions.
  • His hands gently pulled her head back and before she comprehended his intent, he kissed her lips.
  • Descartes was an expert; Bacon was the prophet of a great, if half comprehended, future; and the science they loved was struggling for its infant life against a mass of traditional prejudices, which sought to foreclose every question by confident assertions about the purposes of God and Nature.
  • At the same time he thoroughly comprehended that for a government to be strong it must be in harmony with the wishes of the majority of the people.
  • They are comprehended under the general name of amesha spenta (" immortal holy ones") and are the prototypes of the seven amshaspands of a later date.