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pensive Sentence Examples

  • He was pensive for a moment.

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  • She appeared pensive and shrugged.

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  • We were pensive as we tried to fathom what was occurring.

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  • Xander spent another moment in pensive silence before he rose.

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  • With the natural capacity of an Italian for changing the expression of his face at will, he drew nearer to the portrait and assumed a look of pensive tenderness.

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  • Seeing human-Deidre left him pensive, not entirely certain what to do about his own mate.

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  • Taran was quiet, pensive once again.

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  • Pensive and troubled, she dressed for a difficult day.

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  • He looked pensive for a moment.

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  • He ran his tongue over his pointed teeth and stood in the center of her living room, pensive and hungry.

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  • Wynn was silent, pensive and troubled.

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  • He looked out for a long moment, pensive, before returning his attention to her.

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  • Damian appeared pensive as he responded to Darian's playful strikes.

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  • "You have a skill you're probably not aware of, but which I need," he said with pensive slowness.

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  • He appeared pensive before speaking again.

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  • Katie didn't answer for a moment, pensive.  Gabe glanced back at her then slowed, as if sensing she was growing tired.

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  • When the Deans tried to buy her even a minimal number of new items, she became embarrassed and pensive, no doubt a result of Janet's don't-rock-the-boat philosophy.

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  • She was pensive for a moment.

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  • To Dean, she seemed a tad pensive as she sat next to the window.

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  • Pensive, she stared at the dark sky.

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  • Pensive, he swallowed hard and finally admitted that he didn't want her to be his by obligation, the way he'd been enslaved to past-Deidre.

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  • Gabriel frowned, appeared pensive then struck off again without another word.

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  • The attendants reply as may be imagined; and Josaphat goes home more pensive than ever, dwelling on the certainty of death and on what shall be thereafter.

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  • Some of the poems are faultless, after their kind, flowing from the first stage to the last, lucid in thought, vivid in diction, harmonious in their pensive melody.

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  • It wasn't a pensive silence, but more of a silent struggle to determine how much they revealed.

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  • She was pensive again.

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  • Ramballe emptied his too, again pressed Pierre's hand, and leaned his elbows on the table in a pensive attitude.

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  • His tone was pensive.

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  • The Fall 2006 line includes the Florence collection that is as polished as it is pensive in its reflection of old Italy.

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  • Doesn.t seem like it.s been that long since … She trailed off, pensive.

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  • Evelyn sounded unusually pensive.

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  • She leaned against the wall, pensive.

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  • pensive mood, entering Spike Island Lock, West Bank.

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  • pensive face.

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  • pensive thought, the young man contemplated Life.

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  • Pupil BW: * pauses and looks pensive * Are you going to shoot them BW?

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  • The opening voice-over from an impressive Hugh Grant are distinctly Hornby, not as pensive as Rob Gordon's High Fidelity soliloquies, .. .

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  • As the poet of love he gives utterance to the pensive melancholy rather than to the pleasures associated with it.

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  • "The first was this, which I didn't understand, the second … you remember the second, and the third …" She trailed off, pensive.

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  • "She doesn't have our training," Brady said, pensive.

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  • I've always liked those, she murmured, pensive.

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  • They were both pensive.

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  • When Friday arrived, we were a pensive clutch as we clustered in the Leblanc living room after I'd played the tape of Merrill Cooms' offer.

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  • "He wouldn't …" She stopped, pensive.

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  • I think … She was pensive for a moment.

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  • Lydia Larkin was seated at a desk in the drab outer room, looking as pensive as Fred O'Connor back in his cell.

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  • Tamer was pensive for a moment.

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  • "Fate has been active lately," Gabe said, pensive.

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  • Doesn.t seem like it.s been that long since … She trailed off, pensive.

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  • "The first was this, which I didn't understand, the second … you remember the second, and the third …" She trailed off, pensive.

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  • The teen girl was pensive for a moment.

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  • Vincent rides cymbal crescendos and pensive pattering to equally tingling ends, his restrained electronic gurgles providing ambiguous accents.

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  • Being in such a controversial UFO ' Hot Spot ' area made one feel slightly pensive (well it did me!

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  • But SP does one of his surprise attacks and Pierre is reunited with his rather pensive mother.

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  • I had spoken the truth, yet I had not told her all my reasons for being so pensive.

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  • pensive pause, possibly irritated at Small Talk implicitly ruling out any comparison with Keane] .

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  • The opening voice-over from an impressive Hugh Grant are distinctly Hornby, not as pensive as Rob Gordon 's High Fidelity soliloquies, ...

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  • In general, brighter and lighter colors are fit for an afternoon event, while darker more pensive tones suit evening occasions better.

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  • From the quietly pensive to the wildly active, every kind of potential gamer can find a genre to play and enjoy.

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  • Scorpio represents the poetic and pensive nature of water.

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  • Darian's gaze grew pensive.

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  • pensive look in their eyes.

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  • pensive man.

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  • Instead, the swimsuit bottoms created the image of a pensive face over the entire bikini zone.

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  • Connie's tone was pensive.

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  • She hesitated, her expression pensive.

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  • I can only describe the mood of our return trip as pensive.

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  • "He wouldn't …" She stopped, pensive.

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  • "Yes," Jule answered, pensive.

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  • Rainy rubbed the back of his neck, pensive.

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  • Deidre studied them, pensive.

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  • Past-Death was pensive.

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  • Gabriel pulled on his clothes and weapons again, pensive.

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  • Deidre said nothing, pensive.

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  • "Two very separate issues," she said, pensive.

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  • They rode back to Atlanta in silence, hers distraught, his pensive.

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  • Sasha was staring into the fire, pensive.

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  • She walked beside him, pensive.

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  • Frederick seemed guarded and pensive.

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  • His voice was gentle, and yet it seemed a little pensive.

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  • He stood over her, pensive.

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  • Dan handed the tracker to Elise, who tapped the screen, pensive.

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  • "That's not good enough.  I have a duty to fulfill, an obligation to my Immortals," Kris said, pensive.

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  • As they neared the airport, she became pensive.

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  • The nurse became pensive.

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  • He trotted back towards the orchard, pensive.

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  • Taran leaned against the wall opposite the closed door, pensive.

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  • Charles was quiet, pensive.

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  • He placed his hands on the railing and gazed into the distance, pensive.

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  • Her smile faded and her features grew pensive.

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  • His expression was pensive.

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  • He gazed at her, at once hungry and pensive.

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