Sentence Examples


  • She'd never purposely disappoint him.
  • But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
  • 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.