Sentence Examples


  • She'd never purposely disappoint him.
  • He did not purposely say things to please her, but whatever he was saying he regarded from her standpoint.
  • She purposely kept her thoughts of what was to come—and her fear for Jule—at the back of her mind, instead filling it with her willingness to learn her trade.
  • For I purposely talked to him as if he were a philosopher, or desired to be one.
  • And the talkative Dolgorukov, turning now to Boris, now to Prince Andrew, told how Bonaparte wishing to test Markov, our ambassador, purposely dropped a handkerchief in front of him and stood looking at Markov, probably expecting Markov to pick it up for him, and how Markov immediately dropped his own beside it and picked it up without touching Bonaparte's.