Sentence Examples


  • 51) shows how credibly such contortions could be represented.
  • In avoiding the literary conceits and fopperies which he satirizes he has recourse to the most unnatural contortions of expression.
  • Double flowers, phyllody of floral parts, contortions and fascinations, dwarfing, malformed leaves, &c.can not only be transmitted in cultivation, but occur ii.
  • As the egg passes at last through the alarmingly distended neck, the snake makes some slight contortions and the swelling collapses, the shell having been filed through by the saw-like apparatus.
  • Contortions due to his disorder) may well have alarmed parents.