Sentence Examples


  • God was apt to be thought of as purely transcendent, not immanent in the world.
  • Veins of amethystine quartz are apt to lose their colour on the exposed outcrop.
  • The modern Wagnerian conductor is apt to complain that Beethoven, in his four-bar phrase, drowns a melody which lies in the weakest register of the clarinet by a crowd of superfluous notes in oboes, horns and flutes.
  • Moreover, yellow amber after long burial is apt to acquire a reddish colour.
  • Frost-bite is particularly apt to attack the feet, the hands, and the tips of the ears.