Example sentences for: panther

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

  • The LAT front and the NYT inside report that the Los Angeles district attorney has decided to accept an appellate court decision reversing the murder conviction of ex-Black Panther Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt because a key witness lied on the stand when he denied being a police informant.

  • There are shots aplenty from times of war and protest: the curve of a fighter jet; Iwo Jima, in black and white; a Black Panther's finger snap; battlefield comradeship; a civil-rights clash; the dun and dunes of what appears to be Operation Desert Storm; an anti-Vietnam War rally; then the Vietnam War Memorial, in sunset silhouette.

  • The disturbing part is that Sheehy uses her theories not just to explain decisions that have proved historically momentous, but to explain them away . In Passages , for instance, Black Panther co-founder Eldridge Cleaver's role in the black nationalist movement is perceived as nothing more than an example of one man's difficulty making a necessary passage: "Taken to the extreme," she writes, "the unwillingness to commit leaves no quarter for expression of the merger self.

  • The most lives seem to have been lived by Eldridge Cleaver, who spent his years as a convicted criminal, a Muslim, a Black Panther, a presidential candidate, a Moonie, a Mormon, and a conservative Republican.

  • Strangest line in a review: About Spacey, John Simon of New York writes, "On the move, he is a panther in pants; when still, a coiled cobra."


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