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briefly Sentence Examples

  • Each of them hugged him and talked briefly to Destiny.

  • Finally his brows lifted briefly.

  • A wry smile briefly touched his lips.

  • His reflective gaze traveled over her face and finally his brows lifted briefly.

  • Headlights flashed on the curtains briefly and a car door slammed.

  • He glanced up briefly as Connie walked in.

  • She woke several times briefly; once to see Len and an older officer with white hair talking in the hallway outside her cubicle in the emergency room.

  • Again her fall was briefly interrupted - until the roots released their grip in the loose gravel.

  • The thought had crossed her mind – briefly.

  • She met his gaze briefly and looked away.

  • He leaned down and kissed her cheek softly and she rolled her head, finally touching his lips briefly with hers.

  • We chatted briefly, agreed to have coffee and have been nearly inseparable ever sense.

  • Quinn joined us briefly for dinner.

  • We briefly discussed tomorrow's half-day activities now that the weather had improved but our collective hearts weren't in it.

  • We stopped briefly for a fast food lunch.

  • Martha lifted her daughter from her crib, cuddled her briefly, and sat in a corner rocker.

  • I thought only briefly before giving him Daniel Brennan's phone number.

  • I explained the situation briefly and the patrolman recognized I was the object of the call he'd just received from Jackson.

  • I stopped briefly enough to thank Pual who looked disappointed to be out of the drama.

  • We discussed the risks, but only briefly.

  • The Other returned the hug briefly.

  • He Transported himself into Yully's room and looked around briefly before stepping into the quiet hallway.

  • While Dean had briefly touched on his search for Martha's bones at the park that morning, he and Cynthia now repeated the story in greater detail.

  • He changed into a clean shirt as he briefly described hearing the accident, climbing down to investigate and discovering Billy Langstrom's body.

  • Yes, Pumpkin had been there and Westlake had spoken to him briefly.

  • He met her half the distance and folded her in a warm embrace, his lips seeking hers briefly.

  • Usually. We'll notify his doctor that he was awake briefly today.

  • She deliberated over how strange it was to experience Gabriel's emotions, even if briefly.

  • Her cell rang, and she stared at it briefly through bleary eyes.

  • She met his gaze briefly in the mirror.

  • She was quiet briefly, considering, before she said, "Fine. Sixty days."

  • Several people stopped to stare or skirt them as Rhyn padded through, and one startled gasp drew his attention briefly to a stairwell.

  • Gabriel moved forward and touched his hand briefly to Katie.s head.

  • She briefly considered calling Evelyn to ask about her moving arrangements.

  • He closed his eyes briefly and began loosening his tight grip on the line, readying himself to rappel downward.

  • She stiffened briefly as she realized what had happened, but before she could even raise a hand to resist; his venom had produced a surge of euphoria.

  • The human had spent most of the evening pacing around the cell, trying to make some sense of everything, stopping only briefly to eat, in an effort to soak up all the alcohol.

  • He thought briefly of his dream, but the hair color differed.

  • He glanced back at the redhead briefly and thought, she'll keep.

  • They touched fingers briefly with the exchange.

  • She turned to leave the room and briefly dropped the robe off one side to flash a bare shoulder.

  • Briefly: Josh thought you were chasing Lori so he told you to knock it off.

  • His lips pressed warmly against hers briefly and then he drew back to look into her eyes.

  • Lana watched them speak briefly before the two in uniform started down another tunnel.

  • "Somewhat-dead mortals aren't supposed to be here."  He peeled off the necklace he wore around his neck and gazed at it briefly before handing it to her.

  • Sackler ques­tioned Vinnie briefly but got no further than Dean.

  • He briefly explained the situation to Winston, who had no problem detouring for the short time it would take to question the youth.

  • He took his time strolling down row after row of tents, paus­ing briefly to answer a young man's question about directions.

  • The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.

  • He leaned down and kissed her lips briefly.

  • The hand left her breast, caressing its way down her side, pausing briefly on her waist and then continuing down her hip.

  • His attention drifted away briefly in thought.

  • Without waiting for an answer, he headed for the kitchen, stopping briefly to turn on the stereo.

  • For a moment they looked into each other's eyes, and the bond was there again ... briefly.

  • "The hill protects them from the cold wind," she explained briefly.

  • He talked to Mums and Mr. Reynolds briefly and then left the waiting room.

  • He amused himself briefly with the thought of eliminating Sirian himself once the battle began.

  • He kissed her lips briefly.

  • She visited briefly and then joined them.

  • Their conversation was interrupted briefly while a man asked Lillie to dance.

  • Gerald's gaze shifted briefly to Alex, who continued reading as if he hadn't heard their conversation.

  • They paused briefly, letting the horses drink while Rob took some pictures of the creek.

  • Blond brows lifted briefly and then he shrugged.

  • He examined her, apologizing briefly when he caused pain.

  • A deep voice interrupted them briefly as Alex inquired.

  • If you feel comfortable with her … He paused briefly and then continued.

  • She surrendered to his lovemaking, briefly disappointed when he stopped to shut their bedroom door.

  • He paused only briefly at the dresser with his hands on the drawer.

  • His lips left hers briefly and then he whispered softly against her neck.

  • He returned his attention to the mirror, pausing briefly to speak.

  • He was tall enough that the movement caused her body to rest against his, however briefly.

  • Jessi studied him briefly, sensing his mood darken, as it had yesterday when she mentioned dating Gerry.

  • The history of the relations of the Edomites and Israelites may be briefly summarized.

  • Briefly it was as follows: A separate ministry is an ordinance of God (Inst.

  • The organization of the Paris police, which is typical of that in other large towns, may be outlined briefly.

  • Before coming, however, to the history of federation, and the evolution of the Labour party, we must refer briefly to some other questions which have been of general interest very soon after the gold discoveries, the European miners objecting strongly to the presence of these aliens upon the diggings.

  • The modus operandi is briefly as follows: The position of the fracture is determined by electrical tests from both ends, with more or less accuracy, depending on the nature of the fracture, but with a probable error not exceeding a few miles.

  • Very briefly stated, his method consists in sending out a group of wave trains at certain irregular but assigned intervals of time to constitute the simplest signal equivalent to a dot in the Morse code, and a sequence of such trains, say three following one another, to constitute the dash on the Morse code.

  • The period we have briefly traversed was immortalized by Dante in an epic which from one point of view might be called the poem of the Guelphs and Ghibellines.

  • The events which led to this disaster may be briefly told.

  • That doctrine runs, briefly, as follows.

  • Briefly, they are to be found in the conditions of the time; the increasing insularity of the English barons, now no longer the holders of estates in Normandy; the substitution of an unpopular for a popular king, an active spur to the rising forces of discontent; and the unprecedented demands for money - demands followed, not by honour, but by dishonour, to the arms of England abroad.

  • The islands are briefly noticed by Marco Polo, who probably saw without visiting them, under the name Angamanain, seemingly an Arabic dual, "The two Angamans," with the exaggerated but not unnatural picture of the natives, long current, as dog-faced Anthropophagi.

  • It is sufficient here to mention briefly the views put forward on this point by C. Chun and E.

  • Yet since in these systems inquiries into the esse and fieri of the world are rarely distinguished with any precision, it will be necessary to indicate very briefly the general outlines of the system so far as they are necessary for understanding their bearing on the problems of evolution.

  • The demonstration of these assertions would require a volume, but the general nature of the evidence on which they rest may be briefly indicated.

  • (The details are in Mansi, Conc. in locis, and in Hefele, Conc. in locis, more briefly.

  • It is, of course, impossible to do this here, but I will briefly discuss one or two groups of cases.

  • The types of vegetation (tropical forests, sclerophyllous forest, temperate forests, tundra, &c.) thus briefly outlined are groups of Schimpers climatic formations.

  • In illustration of the indirect response, the evolution of the Bryophyta and of more highly organized plants may be briefly considered.

  • The evidence which has thus been briefly summarized, points unmistakably to the conclusion that existing vegetation originated in the northern hemisphere and under climatic conditions corresponding to what would now be termed sub-tropical.

  • But other physical agencies come into play which may be briefly noticed.

  • The former support a copious herbaceous flora, the characteristics of which in the Old and New Worlds have been already briefly summarized.

  • In his speech Cicero briefly dismisses the charge of assassination, the main question being the distribution of the provinces, which was the real cause of the quarrels between DeIotarus and his relatives.

  • The Ahoms retained the form of government in Assam peculiar to the Shan tribes, which may be briefly described as an organized system of personal service in lieu of taxation.

  • The main events of the period may be summarized very briefly.

  • It is proposed to trace briefly the steps by which this result was obtained.

  • There are certain fundamental relations common to all tractive problems, and these are briefly considered in §§ i and 2, after which the article refers particularly to steam locomotives, although §§ 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 have a general application to all modes of traction.

  • - These may be briefly referred to under the following aspects: (a) Codified law and the written record of the patriarchal history, as well as the life and work of the lawgiver Moses (to whom the entire body of law came to be ascribed), assumed an ever greater importance.

  • The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.

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