Sentence Examples


  • For the first time in their history, they stood a real chance of turning a sordid love story into a pure one.
  • Obviously they thought there was something sordid to hide.
  • His vices were rather of the sordid than of the satanic order.
  • It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.
  • Among these were to be found the most sordid opportunism and the most heroic self-effacement, the crassest supernaturalism and - the loftiest conceptions of practical morality.