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.
  • The case of a stranded ship and cargo often gives rise to difficulty as to whether the cost of operations to lighten the ship, and afterwards to get her floated, should be treated as G.A.

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