Example sentences for: delightfully

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

  • It is also a metaphor for sex and never more delightfully so than in the fowl-eating scene in Tony Richardson's movie of Tom Jones . There is, however, only one place I can think of where the equation is reversed so that sex is a metaphor for food.

  • It's the ex-paramour, not the husband, who hires a detective agency to dog the mysteriously wayward Sarah, and--in one of those ironies that feels delightfully postmodern--it's Maurice himself who ends up being trailed by a Cockney gumshoe, Parkis (an amusingly earnest Ian Hart), when Sarah reinitiates contact.

  • 5. Compounds, straightforward alloys of real words, sturdily welded or hyphenated: sagmaw, trapperfish, sadapple, bumbuster, and the delightfully macabre ghostclutch.

  • So delightfully, perceptively cruel.

  • Maggs is delightfully atmospheric and full of peel-away details, shit-rimmed cobblestones and stinking . The quaintly elaborate names--Percival Clarence Buckle, Mercy Larkin, Sophina Smith--are a lively match for Dickens' Uriah Heeps and Augustus Snodgrasses.


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