Sentence Examples

  • Sometimes the waves almost covered the rocks, and they were slippery and hard to walk on.
  • A mist overhung the field and the hillsides were slippery with mud.
  • In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
  • Such teeth are adapted only for catching slippery living prey, like fish.
  • Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.