Example sentences for: stiff

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

  • Failure to comply with regulations can result in stiff penalties, such as fines or exclusion from participation in Medicaid or Medicare reimbursement.

  • Prudie is not suggesting you adopt the national deformity of Britain, the stiff upper lip, but that you steep yourself in your regrets and then exit feeling stronger in the broken places.

  • The Kings demand stiff payments from authors and TV producers who want to republish or air King's speeches.

  • One must be careful though, for if one is caught necking swallowing drugs or passing out a stiff a letter which has not passed through the hands of the prison censor, future visits may be closed in which `a screen is put between the prisoner and his visitor.

  • Best of all is a sequence in which Moses falls asleep against the wall of a temple and, in his dream, the two-dimensional hieroglyphs of familiar Egyptian painting begin to move, enacting the story of the Exodus in stiff, horizontal processions.

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