Sentence Examples


  • For the most part it is excessively dry and barren.
  • The climate of the district is liable to extremes, being very cold in the winter and excessively hot in the summer.
  • I was still excessively scrupulous about everything I wrote.
  • Ice is a very poor conductor of heat and accordingly protects the surface of the water beneath from rapid cooling; hence new-formed pancake ice does not increase excessively in thickness in one winter, and even in the centre of the Arctic Basin the ice-covering only amounts to 6 or at most 9 ft.
  • The lichens are characterized by their excessively slow growth and their great length of life.