Sentence Examples


  • The bark is of some value as a tonic and febrifuge.
  • This method had helped the House of Valois to consolidate its power; but what was tonic for a dynasty was death to a state whose headship was elective.
  • A sudden intense sense stimulus usually suffices to end this tonic discharge.
  • The south spring is aperient, but contains some iron; while the north or chalybeate spring is more tonic in its properties.
  • Further, the only post-tonic Latin vowel preserved ~y the Catalan is, as in Gallo-Roman, a: mare gives mar, gratu (s) gives grat, but anima gives arma; and, when the word terminates in a group of consonants requiring a supporting vowel, that vowel is represented by an e: