Example sentences for: imagery

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

  • Indeed, rather than increasing the DCI's authorities over national intelligence, the 1990s witnessed movement in the opposite direction through, for example, the transfer of the CIA's imaging analysis capability to the new imagery and mapping agency created within the Department of Defense.

  • I am delighted that Ruth Flanders has tried to show the interesting imagery underlying French and German idioms [Foreign Treasures, XXII,1,21].

  • Naysayers: "[S]trictly Batman revisited" (Dave Kehr, New York Daily News ). Advocates: "[P]ure visceral imagery" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The eponymous hero is a tortured half-vampire (Wesley Snipes) on a classic comic book mission to rid the world of his more murderous brethren.

  • Therefore, the hypnotherapist should offer hypnotic imagery that is based on the patient's interests and abilities.

  • It can't, of course, which is the problem with mainstream horror pictures: The more deliriously abstract and unhinged their imagery, the more of a clunk there is when the evil actually materializes and the genre conventions kick in.


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