Example sentences for: deadwood

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

  • A reader's letter to the WP notices something telling in a previous Post story about "deadwood" federal employees.

  • Once on a family vacation, he insisted on driving through a thunderstorm for 80 miles to reach a wax museum in Deadwood, South Dakota.

  • Foreign managers will now be blamed for cutting the deadwood.

  • As a consequence of all this deadwood, we are denied useful lexicographical information, like the fact that chapter and capital are cognates.

  • The Voice never takes my advice in MUGGER, but what they need to do editorially to make it vital again is this: Bust the union, get rid of all the deadwood that's cramming its pages, reduce its staff by half, find some writers who have distinct views, and give Robert Christgau a gold watch.


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