EXPRESSIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of expressive
a. demonstrative; indicative
I watched her for nearly half-an-hour: during all that time she never turned a page, and her face grew moment darker, more dissatisfied, and more sourly expressive of disappointment.
Sentence in Classic:
She was talking rapidly, musically, and with exceptionally correct articulation and expressive intonation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He has a remarkably expressive voice, the result of a habit of giving vent to his feelings without reserve.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
Distinctly as I recollect her look, I cannot say of what it was expressive, I cannot even say of what it is expressive to me now, rising again before my older judgement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Camilla laid her hand upon her heaving bosom, that lady assumed an unnatural fortitude of manner which I supposed to be expressive of an intention to drop and choke when out of view, and kissing her hand to Miss Havisham, was escorted forth.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
That unfortunate lady hereupon essaying to offer testimony, without any voice and with painful gestures expressive of an inflamed throat, became so aggravating and underwent so many facial contortions, that Mr.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Oliver had been too often subjected to the process to which the very expressive monosyllable just recorded bears reference, to entertain the smallest doubt that the owner of the voice, whoever he might be, would redeem his pledge, most honourably.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
So strange and novel seemed the idea that the company stood with faces expressive of nothing but a dumb, dull wonder.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Both were silent, but the very way in which they were silent, in which they were sitting together, was expressive of confidential intimacy; each of them seemed not even to be thinking of his companion, while secretly rejoicing in his presence.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
As he said this his countenance became expressive of a calm, settled grief that touched me to the heart.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
His first had only borne the general device of his rider, representing two knights riding upon one horse, an emblem expressive of the original humility and poverty of the Templars, qualities which they had since exchanged for the arrogance and wealth that finally occasioned their suppression.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
But when it comes to expressive or executive functioning, I believe there is a gulf and an absolute one, between the ruling and the serving classes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context