LOOSEN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of loosen
Definition:
v. make loose or looser; make less severe or strict
Example:
I heard a flood loosen in remote mountains, and felt the torrent come: to rise I had no will, to flee I had no strength.
Sentence in Classic:
However, when she drew near the limit and her friends began to loosen their tongues about her, she silenced them by marrying Mr.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The captains of antiquity, therefore, knowing the virtues of this necessity, and seeing the steadfast courage which it gave their soldiers in battle, spared no effort to bring their armies under its influence, while using all their address to loosen its hold upon their enemies.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Gerty knelt beside her, waiting, with the patience born of experience, till this gust of misery should loosen fresh speech.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
At last the keeper heaved the back of the chair off the ground and, with an instantaneous push of his foot, tried to loosen the wheels.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The gentlemen did not need to make any answer, it was enough that they did not loosen their grip on K.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
The bonds of this subjection are like the swaddling clothes they art wrapt up in, and supported by, in the weakness of their infancy: age and reason as they grow up, loosen them, till at length they drop quite off, and leave a man at his own free disposal.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
That summer at Grand Isle she began to loosen a little the mantle of reserve that had always enveloped her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
In the first place, I was four years making the tools I possess, and have been two years scraping and digging out earth, hard as granite itself; then what toil and fatigue has it not been to remove huge stones I should once have deemed impossible to loosen.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context