Example sentences for: stiff

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

  • We were somewhat intimidated by the look of it, but we ate it--without enthusiasm, but with the stiff upper lip we had imbibed, so to speak, with our mothers' milk.

  • As for her husband, Leonard, he earned Virginia's complete loyalty by stoically caring for her during her breakdowns, but he comes across as stiff, humorless, and inclined to unconsciously pull male rank.

  • Here we see how high heels can be globular or pyramidal, golden or barklike, slim as bending flower stems or thick as beams; straps can be suave ribbons or stiff manacles.

  • But this can mean two panels fore and aft, eight overlapping panels, a flippy circle, a foot-long sheath with a slit, a stiff 6-inch flange, a knee-length drift of chiffon.

  • Kissinger offers them a stiff foreign policy framework, a set of principles sharply contrasted to Clinton's ad hocism.


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