- Examples of usage:
- 3. Tell of any peculiar methods you may have observed or heard of by which speakers have sought to aid their powers of concentration, such as looking fixedly at a blank spot in the ceiling, or twisting a watch charm. - "The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
- She rode in advance, paying little heed to her seat, but rather twisting herself out of shape in the saddle in order to chatter to her companion in the rear. - "The Story Of Kennett" by Bayard Taylor
- As he spoke, there sounded behind him a slight tap- tap- tap, as of a stick or a cane, and twisting himself round, he saw- what do you think he saw? - "The Little Lame Prince And: The Invisible Prince; Prince Cherry; The Prince With The Nose The Frog-Prince; Clever Alice" by Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
Word of the day
- pianissimo, pianissimo assai, piano.