Sentence Examples


  • The lump was back in her throat.
  • A lump of flesh.
  • She swallowed down a lump in her throat.
  • He weighed out a lump of gold and of silver of the same weight as the crown; and, immersing the three in succession in water, he found they spilt over measures of water in the ratio:: A or 33: 24: 44; thence it follows that the gold: silver alloy of the crown was as I I: 9 by weight.
  • You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.