Example sentences for: deathbed

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

  • Richard Schwartz (Geogetown) uses Boswell's interview with Hume on his deathbed to explore Boswell's own philosophy as well as his attitude toward death and the life hereafter.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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