Example sentences for: aloft

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

  • In 1958, the jazz pianist known as Sun Ra recorded a remarkable album, Jazz in Silhouette . Borne aloft by splendid dancing melodies and often-startling syncopation, Jazz in Silhouette soared in the manner of Duke Ellington.

  • The union czars lived fat on union dues: In the mid-'80s, president Jackie Presser squandered $650,000 on a party where he costumed himself as a Roman emperor and entered on a litter borne aloft by four muscled men.

  • The great gate at the main entrance was built in 1628 and became notorious as the site where a robber named Goemon Ishikawa was boiled alive in an iron cauldron while holding his son aloft to save him from the same fate.

  • He can give Patricia Arquette the stigmata and make her eyes turn red and have her speak in a man's voice in ancient languages and send her spiraling aloft in her apartment until she ends up crucified in midair.

  • Very soon he was touring the country, bringing back new ideas about line and volume, as in Telegraph Poles, Texas (1915): some stripped trees leaning over, bearing aloft a neat grid of wires, towering over flatland and stumpy shacks.


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