Thesaurus / stilted
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Fortunately, Nersessian is a sufficiently gifted writer that even where her interpretations struck me as unconvincing or stilted, the strength of her sentences, in combination with her obvious passion for the poetry, carried me through.
TWO CENTURIES AFTER JOHN KEATS’S DEATH, HIS FAMOUS ODES ARE STILL SPARKING NEW DISCUSSIONSTROY JOLLIMOREFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With a stilted internet connection, this can become impossible.
THE LEARNING CURVE: DISTANCE LEARNING POSES MORE CHALLENGES FOR ENGLISH-LEARNERSWILL HUNTSBERRYOCTOBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Thats an imitation of the stilted expressions of the Japs and Chinks, interrupted Chetwood.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The Southern poetry of the civil war was even more rhetorical and stilted than that of the North.
STUDIES IN FOLK-SONG AND POPULAR POETRYALFRED M. WILLIAMS
The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at delineation of character.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Avoid all stilted phrases and studied efforts at consolation.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
This tone of raillery and this stilted manner of speech promptly caught the fancy of the throng.
THE LANDLOPERHOLMAN DAY
It was a warm-hearted and affectionate response to her somewhat stilted little appeal.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
They read their Bibles a good deal and the older divines, and if their speech was a little stilted it had a certain correctness.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
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