Example sentences for: stately

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

  • On 1 October 1999, the People’s Republic celebrated its golden anniversary, each of the square’s concrete blocks freshly replaced by stately granite.

  • Raphael’s stately Betrothal of the Virgin contrasts with the earthier inspiration of Caravaggio’s Supper at Emmaus.

  • Moving outward from the center, one passes from stately, ornamental 16th-century apartment buildings with shuttered windows, wrought-iron balconies, and brick facades to the Baroque palaces of the Bourbons, and later Neo-classical buildings meant to convey authority.

  • a "handsome, stately adaptation" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). (Click to read the consensus view by

  • The stately elevator, a 1902 Victorian marvel of iron and glass, was built by Raul Mesnier (not Gustave Eiffel, as many continue to believe).


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