Sentence Examples


  • His warm breath puffed on her bare shoulder with the rhythm of sleep.
  • In two successive numbers of the World, the Dictionary was, to use the modern phrase, puffed with wonderful skill.
  • Occasionally a little breeze puffed in but it was more of an annoyance than a help, scattering papers and patience in a hot breath of sweat and exhaust.
  • After Pultava (June 26, 1709), Peter, hitherto commendably cautious even to cowardice, but now puffed up with pride, rashly plunged into as foolhardy an enterprise as ever his rival engaged in.
  • The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.