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How to use bent on in a sentence

He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Lady Maude advanced; she had really come in by accident; her head was bent, her eyelashes rested on her flushed cheeks.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Then she bent her glance to the writing, and studied it a moment, what time the man from Paris watched her closely.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She opened a large black fan and moved it slowly while looking intently at her son's bent profile.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She held it while the trooper bent over the strange scrawl, and ran his eyes along it to learn the context.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The King arrived in Naples bent on maintaining his crown and on allowing no interference from the Emperor.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The old owl no longer hooted, and the water-oaks had ceased to moan as they bent their heads.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO BENT ON

  • abiding
  • bent on
  • bound
  • bound and determined
  • dead set on
  • enduring
  • firm
  • going all the way
  • indefatigable
  • mulish
  • never-failing
  • persevering
  • pigheaded
  • resolute
  • set
  • steady
  • stiff-necked
  • stubborn
  • sure
  • tireless
  • unfailing
  • unflagging
  • unflappable
  • unflinching
  • unqualified
  • unquestioning
  • unswerving
  • untiring
  • unwavering
  • wholehearted
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