Sentence Examples


  • His warm breath puffed on her bare shoulder with the rhythm of sleep.
  • Occasionally a little breeze puffed in but it was more of an annoyance than a help, scattering papers and patience in a hot breath of sweat and exhaust.
  • After Pultava (June 26, 1709), Peter, hitherto commendably cautious even to cowardice, but now puffed up with pride, rashly plunged into as foolhardy an enterprise as ever his rival engaged in.
  • In two successive numbers of the World, the Dictionary was, to use the modern phrase, puffed with wonderful skill.
  • Illuminism is not a pure doctrine, just because it is attracted by social activity and puffed up by pride.