Sentence Examples


  • During the seven years which he passed in the drudgery of penning definitions and marking quotations for transcription, he sought for relaxation in literary labour of a more agreeable kind.
  • A further relaxation appears about the same time.
  • People in these jobs know two states: working, which they do not enjoy, and relaxation, which is far better.
  • Every relaxation of the old thoroughgoing position was welcomed and supported by converts only half converted.
  • The reaction against the inevitable tendencies towards mitigation and relaxation led to a number of reforms that produced upwards of twenty different congregations within the order, each governed by a vicar-general, who was subject to the general of the order.