Example sentences for: deathbed

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

  • In 1974, he exhibited a series of deathbed portraits of his father, a New York clothing retailer, which struck many viewers (including Avedon's son) as an act of unchecked Oedipal hostility.

  • Less than two years later, on his deathbed, terribly ill and desirous of death, Keats asked just the same question in one of his last letters: "Is there another life?

  • Running parallel to the story of the author's dying is that of his relationship with his wife, Ellen Schwamm Brodkey, and the mixture of deathbed wit, tenderness, and sensuality the couple share.

  • Honorary (a k a "lifetime achievement" or "deathbed") Oscars are typically consolation prizes, given to people whose work was overlooked in its time--such as Cary Grant, Howard Hawks, Federico Fellini, and Stanley Donen, none of whom ever won a real Oscar.

  • This week the Enquirer has a story about the "deathbed vigil" for Larry Fortensky, Elizabeth Taylor's most recent former husband, the one-time construction worker she met when they were both in rehab.


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