Expiring in a sentence

Definition of Expiring

Ending, terminating, dying. | present participle of expire

How to use Expiring in a Sentence?

  • That exclamation was the last expiring cry of noble and single-hearted boyhood.
  • Some threw themselves down in their tracks, expiring from fatigue and utter wretchedness.
  • Jib saw the expiring bear, and he likewise glimpsed the man who had brought bruin down.
  • The "flurry" of the whale in its expiring agonies, is most dreaded by its captors.
  • And these the proud expiring often claim, Their wealth bequeathing to record their name.
  • Meanwhile, however, slavery was suffering and expiring in nearly all parts of Europe.
  • He merely told himself these things because the last vestige of his expiring common sense was prompting him.
  • Our sympathies were aroused for this expiring infant, and we resolved to rescue it if possible from its open grave.
  • There would be a moon later; but darkness was beginning to shut out the last expiring gleams of daylight.
  • The friends of the dying do not fulfil their duty, if they desert the expiring sufferer whilst a spark of life remains.
  • Of all contracts expiring at the end of the next ensuing Quarter in which an alteration is recommended.
  • He captured it in the year 1487, but did not survive his triumph long, expiring there in the year 1490.
  • He would rise and flap his old draggled pinions, as if the great air fanned an expiring spark into flame.
  • So he entered his darkened room again, and by the fitful glare of the expiring embers disrobed himself, and pressed his pillow.
  • He cursed himself, as he hurried to and fro in the pale moonlight, and more ruddy gleams of the expiring wood-fire.
  • Of all contracts expiring at the end of the next ensuing Quarter in which no change of mail service is proposed.
  • Here their council fire, fanned by the last expiring breath of a once brave and numerous people, was extinguished forever.
  • He heard his mother rise and find another fragment of candle to light by its expiring flame, but he lay still wakeful.
  • He came in with cheery look and manly spirit, and tried to reanimate the expiring heart of the poor money-digger, but it was all in vain.
  • Paine, rising in his bed, the few embers of expiring life blown into flame by the breath of indignation, had the goodness to curse them both.
  • The poor, expiring beast had been struck at a distance from the spot whither it had been dragged, leaving long traces of blood on its passage.
  • At length they reached Antiochetta, where they found water in abundance, and pastures for their expiring cattle.
  • Added to this, was my knowledge of her condition; her friendlessness; her poverty; the pangs of unrequited love; and her expiring infant.
  • Upon a low stool, close by the expiring embers, sat a woman, vainly trying to still the hoarse cry of an infant.
  • The whispers of my hope were, indeed, faint; but they, at least, prompted me to snatch a look at the expiring man.
  • The peal of bells that celebrated the Westphalian peace was a death-knell; what followed was the last slow destruction of an expiring organism.
  • I jumped out of bed, clutched the poker as I passed the expiring fire, and in a moment was upon the lobby.

Short Example Sentence for Expiring

  • Which seemed like moans of an expiring foe.
  • It was suggestive of the expiring wail of a lost soul.
  • Our General expiring of his wounds!
  • And you and I expiring with stifled laughter!
  • But I determined to make one expiring effort to escape it.
  • Could it be! or was it from the expiring glimmer of the lamp?
  • It came up faintly from below, expiring at the very edge of the precipice.
  • The varying and multiform hues were clearly exhibited by the expiring fish.
  • I hung over him in mute affliction, and watched the expiring spasms of nature.
  • The knell of expiring night Boccaccio answered with laughter.
  • When found the Colonel was expiring and no information could be got from him.
  • This last word of the expiring Saviour revealed His view of death.
  • The past expiring like a brand, In morning's rosy light for it!

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