MOMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOMENT
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moment
 n.  an indefinitely short period of time; instant
 n.  the present time or any other particular time
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He stood there a moment, breathing quickly, and looking up and down the street, in which not another figure moved.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in daylight.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  He saw Eady, after a moment, jump from the cutter and go toward the girl with the reins over one arm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  A moment later he heard the jingle of departing sleigh bells and discerned a figure advancing alone toward the empty expanse of snow before the church.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  The next moment they sank to her flushed cheeks and she began to mount the stairs ahead of Zeena.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  But for the moment his sense of relief was so great as to preclude all other feelings.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  At the moment, however, his one desire was to avoid the long drive with her behind the ancient sorrel who never went out of a walk.
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8  The name threw a chill between them, and they stood a moment looking sideways at each other before Mattie said with a shy laugh.
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9  Ethan, a moment earlier, had felt himself on the brink of eloquence; but the mention of Zeena had paralysed him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  The two leaned forward at the same moment and their hands met on the handle of the jug.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  Mattie's hand was underneath, and Ethan kept his clasped on it a moment longer than was necessary.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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12  After a moment Mattie seemed to be affected by the same sense of constraint.
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13  She turned and looked at him a moment.
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14  He told Jotham to go out and harness up the greys, and for a moment he and Mattie had the kitchen to themselves.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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15  Ethan, consumed with the longing for a last moment alone with Mattie, hung about impatiently while Denis made an ineffectual search in the obscurer corners of the store.
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  There is a moment in every battle at which the least maneuver is decisive and gives superiority as one drop of water causes overflow.
17  Let us assume for a moment that the plan succeeds.
18  Let's assume for a moment that I am a litigant in your court.
19  He dissimulated his intentions right up to the moment of the attack.
20  All the treasures of the earth would not bring back one lost moment.
21  A moment's indecision when you've got the ball and you could lose the game.
22  Don't give up when you still have something to give, because nothing is really over until the moment you stop trying.
23  It's really a shame we can't be together at that moment.
24  At the moment it is being presided over by each member in turn.
25  We are working under extreme pressure at the moment.
26  I'm sorry, she's tied up at the moment.
27  Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
28  The person's value, is decided at the moment of luring.
29  I'm not very popular with my parents at the moment.
30  A moment of mindless violence snuffed out his life.