How to use Faintly in a sentence
Jenn smiled faintly with a nod.
Her voice sounded faintly annoyed.
Jenn smiled faintly, comforted by the presence of her friend.
He smelled faintly of cologne.
He smiled faintly, knowing how hard it was to rile up his trusted Guardian.Advertisement
I began to feel that all of this were faintly absurd.
I was faintly amused by her decision to color the pilgrims in bright colors tho, cerise tops and gold trousers!
A stigma attaches itself still to bookmaking, and for many people bookmakers remain a faintly disreputable and slightly shady lot.
It seems as if a child who could see and hear until her nineteenth month must retain some of her first impressions, though ever so faintly.
The death-dealer smiled faintly. Rhyn trotted away from him, out of the palace and into the jungle. He suspected freeing Katie from Death would be easier than freeing Gabe from Death. There was more at stake for her if she lost Gabe.Advertisement
Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him. She was foolishly stubborn and lippy â€“ and he loved that about her. She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.
Always find it faintly amusing that most places we go Max can say " I used to go out with a girl from here.
In due course the priest was to arrive (Irish of course) muttering something that sounded faintly blasphemous under his breath.
They always look faintly bored as they recline with their polystyrene cups of coffee and low-tar cigarettes.
Carbon dioxide is colorless, non combustible with a faintly acid smell, has a suffocating effect and is heavier than air.Advertisement
Answer Our inverters are virtually inaudible, they can be faintly heard by holding close to your ears.
Doesn't the money offered to her by all these men in suits who sell pumps seem faintly ludicrous?
In fact, of course, apart from a faintly luminous fannish aura, most fans look almost human.
The whole situation suddenly seemed quite amusing, faintly ridiculous, and I was so bored with all the tantrums.
Personally, I always found the TV series faintly sinister, like Dr. Who with straw.Advertisement
The milk of the cow, which may be taken as typical of all others, and is indeed by far the most important and valuable of all (see Dairy And Dairy Farming), is, when newly drawn, an opaque white fluid, with a yellowish tinge, soft, bland and sweetish to the taste, and possessed of a faintly animal odour.
Christian compassion, like contrition and gratitude, does have an element faintly reminiscent of Schleiermacher 's feeling of absolute dependence.
Other strange sigils - all painted in white - glowed faintly in the light of the flashlight.
The applause of society is but faintly audible in the slums of Whitechapel or in the squalid streets of Southwark.
Griselinia Littoralis - Reaches a height of 30 feet, with wedge-shaped leaves, greyish beneath, where the veins show very faintly.Advertisement
Horseshoe Vetch (Hippocrepis Comosa) - A small prostrate British plant, with pretty little deep-yellow flowers, in coronilla-like crowns, the upper petal faintly veined with brown, the pinnate leaves small and leaflets smooth.
Its flowers, which are white or faintly tinged, are in crowded clusters.
Rock Beauty (Petrocallis) - P. pyrenaica is a beautiful little alpine plant, forming dense cushions 2 to 3 inches high, resembling a mossy Saxifrage, with fragrant pale lilac flowers, faintly veined, coming in April.
It rated in about the middle in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology study, giving a positive or faintly positive result for an HCG level of 50 mIU.
Although the swimsuits aren't the same, Marissa is faintly reminiscent of SI alumni Cheryl Tiegs, who also showed off her abundant bosom in an unexpected way in the 1978 issue.
She comes home smelling faintly of someone else.
A dragon can still be seen faintly on her left arm, though she has been getting it lasered for months.
However, mud with clay in it can leave a faintly reddish stain that you will want to remove with a detergent that breaks down the proteins without harming the color in your carpet.
A classic, the Kiss My Face Peaches and Crème Moisturizer is a decadent treat for anyone who enjoys a faintly sweet scent that doesn't go overboard.
She was faintly aware when they reached home and Alex carried her to their bed.
A wry smile twisted his lips, his gaze faintly annoyed.
Dusty smiled faintly as Toni walked towards the back of the church, whistling.
Lana smiled faintly and nodded, touched by his concern.
Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him. She was foolishly stubborn and lippy – and he loved that about her. She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.
Slowly, faintly, Jessi's heart began to beat again.
The deeper tints are, however, peculiar to the nuptial plumage, or are only to be faintly traced at other times, so that in winter the adults - and the young always - have a much plainer appearance, ashy-grey and white being almost the only hues observable.
The salts of the acid are colourless or faintly yellow.
Bolingbroke's conversation, described by Lord Chesterfield as "such a flowing happiness of expression that even his most familiar conversations if taken down in writing would have borne the press without the least correction," his delightful companionship, his wit, good looks, and social qualities which charmed during his lifetime and made firm friendships with men of the most opposite character, can now only be faintly imagined.
The monometallic salts are strongly acid, the dimetallic are neutral or faintly alkaline, whilst the soluble trimetallic salts are strongly alkaline.
The milk of the cow, which may be taken as typical of all others, and is indeed by far the most important and valuable of all, is, when newly drawn, an opaque white fluid, with a yellowish tinge, soft, bland and sweetish to the taste, and possessed of a faintly animal odour.
The solution of the gas in water shows a faintly acid reaction and is supposed to contain carbonic acid, H2C03.
The other is C. norvegicum, which is also somewhat larger than C. edule, is longer dorsoventrally than broad, and is only faintly ribbed.
The Roman Catholic religion was enforced at the time of the conquest, but a large percentage of the natives may still be considered semi-pagan, the gods of their ancestors being worshipped in secret, and the forms and tenets of the dominant faith, which they but faintly comprehend, being largely adulterated with superstitions and practices of pagan origin.
The ground colour of the jaguar varies greatly, ranging from white to black, the rosette markings in the extremes being but faintly visible.
A typical resin is a transparent or translucent mass, with a vitreous fracture and a faintly yellow or brown colour, inodorous or having only a slight turpentine odour and taste.
Notched sticks (shing-chram) and knotted cords were in current use, but the latter contrivance is only faintly alluded to in the Tibetan records, while of the other there are numerous examples.
Absolutely colourless stones are not so common as cloudy and faintly coloured specimens; the usual tints are grey, brown, yellow or white; and as rarities, red, green, blue and black stones have been found.
It consists at times of a low deep moaning, repeated five or six times, ending in faintly audible sighs; at other times he startles the forest with loud, deep-toned, solemn roars, repeated in quick succession, each increasing in loudness to the third or fourth, when his.
The Mosaic account, then, is to be looked upon merely as a mode in which is faintly shadowed forth what is above finite comprehension.
The methods vary much in detail, though in each case the endeavour is to colour the bacteria as deeply, and the tissues as faintly, as possible.
On the 15th of July, when Havelock's avenging army was within a march of Cawnpore, they were all hacked to death and their bodies - some still faintly breathing - were thrown down the adjacent well which is to-day one of the most famous monuments of British rule in India.
It spontaneously inflames in air or oxygen; and when the gas is issuing from a jet into air the flame is greyish green, with a faintly luminous and yellow tip; the flame is probably one of the coldest known.
The A 1.5 acid is obtained by boiling the cis- and trans-A 2.5 acids with water, which are obtained on reducing terephthalic acid with sodium amalgam in faintly alkaline solution.
Its specific gravity is 3.7; it is only slightly soluble in cold water, but is more soluble in hot water, the solution reacting faintly acid.
Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.
Early in May, the oaks, hickories, maples, and other trees, just putting out amidst the pine woods around the pond, imparted a brightness like sunshine to the landscape, especially in cloudy days, as if the sun were breaking through mists and shining faintly on the hillsides here and there.
Anna Mikhaylovna evinced no surprise, she only smiled faintly and sighed, as if to say that this was no more than she had expected.
Ermolov screwed up his eyes and smiled faintly on hearing these words.
There 's something terribly classy about it, even taking into account the nicotine-stained walls, ratty furniture and faintly grubby atmosphere.
Alex shifted a faintly amused gaze to Carmen.
His mind was closed, his home videos playing too faintly for her to hear.
Her arms and legs were only faintly scarred despite the glass shards from the rocket attacks and the damage done by Sasha.
Lana smiled faintly, meeting Brady's gaze again.
Deidre smiled faintly and nodded.
They glimmered faintly, like lights shrouded by fog.
He paused, turning to survey her with a faintly amused expression.
The ruby glowed faintly, as if there was a light at its center.
He was smiling faintly, but he seemed genuine.
They are short, of an olive-yellow complexion and have straight or faintly wavy hair.
He smiled faintly and nodded, striking off down the hall towards his private wing of the underground facility.
He smelled faintly of cologne and leather and his lips were smooth and...
They faintly suggested that one or two moral heroes of old time might have realized the ideal, but they admitted that all other philosophers (even) were merely in a state of progress towards it.
Rainy smiled faintly with a nod.
Death smiled so faintly, she barely saw it.
Lana smiled faintly, grateful for the familiar woman's gruff calm.
It is moderately soluble in water, the solution possessing a faintly acid reaction.
Besides this, Belon disposed the birds known to him according to a definite system, which (rude as we now know it to be) formed a foundation on which several of his successors were content to build, and even to this day traces of its influence may still be discerned in the arrangement followed by writers who have faintly appreciated the principles on which modern taxonomers rest the outline of their schemes.
The ground was damp but not muddy, and the troops advanced noiselessly, only occasionally a jingling of the artillery could be faintly heard.
She smiled faintly and lifted her chin towards the kitchen door.
In it was a green soul, glowing faintly like an emerald under a jeweler's lamp.
She smiled faintly despite her concern.
Though but faintly pictured in the Vedic hymns, he is there invoked with Ormazd, or Ahuramazda, the god of the sky, and is clearly a divinity of light, the protector of truth and the enemy of error and falsehood.
Rhyn was smiling faintly, Andre's controlled expression reminding Gabriel of Wynn.