Enormity sentence example

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  • She stared at the fire, shocked by the enormity of what she had done.
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  • I never dreamed of any enormity greater than I have committed.
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  • I don't think people have realized the enormity of it.
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  • Nero was horrorstruck at the enormity of the crime and terrified at its possible consequences.
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  • From Peter's point of view the question was, did the enormity of the tsarevich's crime absolve the tsar from the oath which he had taken to spare the life of this prodigal son?
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  • She couldn't fathom the enormity of a billion souls like the one she'd touched.
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  • For one terrifying moment the enormity of what they had done brought her close to panic.
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  • Those who maintain the impunity of the practice rely for their authority upon certain passages in the classical authors, which, while bitterly lamenting the frequency of this enormity, yet never allude to any laws by which it might be suppressed.
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  • There are castes whose touch defiles the twice-born, but who do not commit the crowning enormity of eating beef.
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  • This might be double, treble, fourfold, fivefold, sixfold, tenfold, twelvefold, even thirtyfold,, according to the enormity of the offence.
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  • I could not try to comprehend the enormity of what I had witnessed.
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  • To see Jesus for who He is, is to better understand the enormity of the crime of the Cross.
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  • Vatican bank Swiss bankers have been forced to open their books to expose the enormity of the crime.
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  • Doctors ' resistance was broken down by the sheer enormity of the calamity.
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  • That's what I think Sher was doing: the only way to face such enormity is to drop the pretense and just be.
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  • I suspect that you like me are struck by the enormity of the sacrifice.
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  • I came to you that morning in order to understand the full enormity of my offense.
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  • Above, a sloping ledge is gained and looking up the true enormity of Titan is revealed.
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  • If phrased as a constitutional enormity denying the rights of freeborn English then the answer is also implied in the question.
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  • She'd wanted to return home since she arrived, yet when presented with the enormity of her importance in her new world … when she realized how incredible it really would be to have a man like A'Ran in her bed every night … when she saw he was capable of passion … when she found out an entire planet full of people would die if she left … She couldn't help the tears at such a thought.
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  • Denison, archdeacon of Taunton, Lord Shaftesbury, and others formed a strong committee of protest, whilst Pusey declared that "the choice was the most frightful enormity ever perpetrated by a prime minister."
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  • Geiger (Urschrift and Uebersetzung, p. 305) very unnecessarily supposed that this was everywhere the original reading, and that it had been changed to soften the enormity ascribed to the ancient Hebrews.
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  • Even professional classicists use the Middle Liddell for its clarity and conciseness, wading through the enormity of the Big Liddell only when necessary.
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  • First step is to grasp the enormity of the challenge.
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  • Please do not regard this request as an obligation, I fully appreciate the enormity of a task such as this.
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  • Help us not to lose hope when overwhelmed by the enormity of poverty, hunger and oppression in your world.
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  • I do not feel that enough information was made available in the article for the enormity of the Permian extinction to be appreciated.
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  • Why create the enormity of the universe merely to have a single solitary planet briefly inhabited by cringing sycophants?
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  • A couple that fully understands the enormity of a marital commitment is one that can treasure a proposal as sacred and heartfelt as well as romantic.
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  • The couple needs to weigh the financial enormity of the upcoming wedding celebration and starting a home together, while potential wedding guests and family members need to consider travel to the festivities and the costs of wedding gifts.
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  • However, there are other ways of cleansing the body without suffering from the enormity of stomach pain and diarrhea reported on this program.
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  • They seemed like silly emotions when compared to the enormity of his task, and yet, she didn't think she could survive without them.
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  • She'd wanted to return home since she arrived, yet when presented with the enormity of her importance in her new world … when she realized how incredible it really would be to have a man like A'Ran in her bed every night … when she saw he was capable of passion … when she found out an entire planet full of people would die if she left … She couldn't help the tears at such a thought.
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  • Despite the enormity of the war's casualties, the Iraqi insurgency continues to grow stronger with every passing day.
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  • One of the perceived problems of going green is the potential enormity of the task.
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  • Abruptly Graham realized the enormity of his blunder in coming to the Council House.
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