Sentence Examples

  • A few weeks later her style is more nearly correct and freer in movement.
  • War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
  • I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.
  • She had nearly married a man just like her father.
  • Brandon nearly choked on his tea, and Mrs. Marsh stared at her plate, not completely hiding a smile.

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