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How to use disturb in a sentence

As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It was like a dream of beauty suspended in the air before you—floating there—and you didn't want to disturb it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was lying sound asleep on a mud-bank, not dreaming, doubtless, of the daring bipeds who were about to disturb its repose.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
During the first few years of my service on the County Down little occurred to disturb the even tenor of my way.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The flounces were so full and fluffy that he held his knees back nervously lest he should disturb a puff.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I'm sorry to disturb you, ma'am, but here is Dorothy Chance from the Farm, wishing to speak with you.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
So I stepped light along the porch, not wantin' to disturb him, and seein' a light in the room, I looked in before I knocked.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
No misfortunes could disturb the serenity of her soul, and no accumulating perils could daunt her courage.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The stainless image fearing to disturb,So faithfully reflected in my breast;As winds disturb the mirror of the lake.
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
At five hundred feet in depth the movement would probably be sufficient to disturb fine mud.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISTURB

  • astonish
  • bowl over
  • bump
  • churn
  • convulse
  • discompose
  • disturb
  • floor
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jog
  • jostle
  • knock
  • knock over
  • lay out
  • perturb
  • rock
  • shake
  • shake up
  • shock
  • shove
  • spring something on
  • stagger
  • start
  • startle
  • stun
  • throw a curve
  • upset
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