EJACULATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ejaculation
Definition:
n. act of throwing or shooting out; darting or casting forth; uttering of exclamations, or of brief exclamatory phrases
Example:
He could not repress an ejaculation of surprise when he heard the news.
Sentence in Classic:
So he sat as I dropped off to sleep, and so he sat when a sudden ejaculation caused me to wake up, and I found the summer sun shining into the apartment.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This evidence suddenly burst upon the mind of the man who was trying to move the grating, and evoked from him this indignant ejaculation:.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The warriors uttered a common ejaculation of pleasure, and then turned their eyes, inquiringly, on the movements of his rival.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
At this crisis, Sam contrived to have his hat blown off, and uttered a loud and characteristic ejaculation, which startled her at once; she drew suddenly back; the whole train swept by the window, round to the front door.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
I sat and thought a doleful time: the clock struck eight, and nine, and still my companion paced to and fro, his head bent on his breast, and perfectly silent, unless a groan or a bitter ejaculation forced itself out at intervals.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context
Miss Bart, glowing with the haste of a precipitate descent upon the train, headed a group composed of the Dorsets, young Silverton and Lord Hubert Dacey, who had barely time to spring into the carriage, and envelop Selden in ejaculations of surprise and welcome, before the whistle of departure sounded.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context