Example sentences for: antic

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

  • The Washington Post 's Lloyd Rose says that "[t]he play is antic as all get-out, but it doesn't go anywhere--it just hops frantically up and down in one place."

  • The 1996 elections had no sooner sloughed into despond than I came across the following sentence in an election-eve wrap-up by Michael Lewis in the New Republic . "There is no denying," Lewis wrote, in the finale to an antic "Campaign Journal" series that saw him parting the crowds around various presidential entourages with the prosthetic assistance of a television Steadycam on his shoulder, "that I was excited by working alongside Ted Koppel, driven less by a Fallovian desire to inform the public than a lust to become rich and famous."

  • In the other camp is John Anderson of Newsday , who derides Branagh's "antic energy," and New York 's Denby, who calls the film "overscaled, huge, and hideously exposed."

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