Example sentences for: jekyll

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

  • The Festival Fringe, perhaps Dr. Jekyll to the International Festival’s Mr. Hyde, is an umbrella title given to thousands of performances ranging from the avant-garde to the downright irreverent.

  • That lack of insight was shown by Robert Louis Stevenson's good Dr. Jekyll ( The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , 1886), whose impressive bodily transformations to his evil alter ego made Jekyll-and-Hyde descriptive of persons who alternately demonstrate good and evil behavior.

  • Newsweek 's literary metaphor: the prez as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, ricocheting between "solid and squalid, supersmart and superdumb."

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Shields

  • The 19 th century British gardener Gertrude Jekyll was the first to suggest pairing ferns with daffodils, pointing out that just as the daffodil foliage begins to brown and die back, the fern hits its stride and covers the mess.

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