Sentence Examples

  • Jackson seized every opportunity to point out the upsides, and tried his best to lighten her mood.
  • "Give me?" she teased, trying to lighten the mood.
  • Owing largely to the folly of his Greek servant, who, without his master's knowledge, threw overboard the drinking-water to lighten the boat, the explorer after circumnavigating the sea reached Jericho in an exhausted condition, and was there attacked by a severe fever.
  • To lighten the heavy burden of debt left by Joachim the elector proposed a tax on wheat and other cereals.
  • "I thought you didn't believe in capital punishment," he said, trying to lighten the situation.