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    Examples of sense in a Sentence

  • Examples of sense
    1. This makes searing sense of the pauseless transition between the third and fourth scenes: here, this heroine has no sooner left the stage as Aeneas’s public paramour than she at once runs back on, hair flying, to order his departure.
    2. After all, sense-data are typically introduced into a theory as a result of argument—as a result, for instance, of reflecting on such phenomena as illusion, hallucination, perspectival variation, and so forth—and not as a result of sheer self-awareness.
    3. Rhematic relations are, in a sense, 'intermediate syntactic meanings'. To avoid a proliferation of types of intermediate meanings I do not extend the concept of intermediate syntactic meaning to cover rhematic relations.
    4. Then, in deference to Nevada’s Harry Reid, the semipowerful Senate majority leader, the caucuses were moved to January, creating a sense of excitement and New Hampshire-like entitlement on the part of the local population.
    5. In a sense, SF tries to make the strange familiar — by showing SFnal elements in a context that helps us understand them.
    6. He's short common sense.
    7. It yearned to get off my body and back on the pale, slopey runway model where it made sense.
    8. Malament’s suggestion [ … ] provides a striking example of how close the descriptive content of the two theories is in at least one precisely specifiable sense.
  • Examples of senses
    1. A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.
    2. The senses and common perceivance. — Milton.
    3. The poor wretch, who lay motionless a long time, just began to recover his senses as a stage-coach came by.
    4. Hyacinth perfume tickled her senses, making her feel giddy, but she saddened when she saw how uncared for the garden was.
    5. The submonishing inclinations of my senses. — T. Granger.
    6. But do pray recover your senses time enough to see me married—so run and dress yourself, make yourself gay; fly Simon and Adonize your master.
    7. CHOCOLATIZE your senses.
    8. The impulse behind purple prose, he wrote, “is to make everything larger than life, almost to overrespond, maybe because, habituated to life written down, in both senses, we become inured and have to be awakened by something intolerably vivid.”
  • Examples of sensed
    1. Jordan Bartel of the Chicago Tribune named the chapter a timeless and saw a feasible Emmy recommendation for Vincent Kartheiser, however sensed the kitchenette sink allegorism and finishing voiceover was a itty-bitty heavyhanded.
    2. More likely, Nichols sensed his dramatic gimmick wasn't panning out, and so took refuge in the inscrutability of artsiness.
    3. Other nations sensed American overextension.
    4. She immediately sensed her disdain.
    5. In his bones, he sensed winter was drawing on sooner than usual.
  • Examples of sensing
    1. Wolves, sensing the comeback of all comebacks was on the cards, kept pressing and set up an exciting finish when Ronald Zubar's header was judged to have crossed the line, even though it appeared that Nigel de Jong had successfully cleared the effort.
    2. Rooney and his team-mates started ponderously, as if sensing the enormity of the occasion, but once Scholes began to link with Ryan Giggs in the middle of the park, the visitors increased the tempo with Sunderland struggling to keep up.
    3. Sensing danger, Captain Kirk decided to beam down to the surface with Spock, McCoy, and a couple of redshirts.
    4. In this study, a socially-aware crowdsensing system is advocated, in which a cloud-based platform incentivizes mobile users to participate in sensing tasks by leveraging social trust among users, upon receiving sensing requests.
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