Sentence Examples

  • Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
  • Henry Thrale, one of the most opulent brewers in the kingdom, a man .of sound and cultivated understanding, rigid principles, and liberal spirit, was married to one of those clever, kind-hearted, engaging, vain, pert young women who are perpetually doing or saying what is not exactly right, but who, do or say what they may, are always agreeable.
  • The voluptuous brunette was pert and sophisticated.
  • "On my word," he exclaimed, "it's little Jellia Jamb--as pert and pretty as ever!"
  • JAMES MILL (1773-1836), historian and philosopher, was born on the 6th of April 1773, at Northwater Bridge, in the parish of Logie-Pert, Forfarshire, the son of James Mill, a shoemaker.