Example sentences for: ably

How can you use “ably” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Plotz so ably demonstrates, that great line from the film Chinatown is absolutely on the mark: "Politicians, whores, and buildings--if they get old enough, they get respectable."

  • Moralism is certainly alive in today's rock (mostly around subjects like the death penalty and Tibet), but it seems quite ably offset by crass irony, silly provocation, emotional retardation of most pop culture.

  • For 62 years the Secret Service ably sheltered the president from danger, despite assassination attempts on Franklin Roosevelt (as president-elect, in 1933) and Harry Truman (in 1950).

  • In this Wolfe succeeds ably, infusing his tale with characteristic wit, verve, and narrative propulsion.

  • The identical statues were carved by the 13th-century masters Kokei, Unkei, and Tankei, ably aided by 70 assistants.


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