Tightly in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tightly

In a tight manner.

Short Example Sentences for Tightly

  • 1. Dave was thus pinioned tightly as the men forced him along. 🔊
  • 2. Clasping it tightly to her breast she started quickly down the trail. 🔊
  • 3. The other hand was thrust into the breast of his tightly buttoned frock coat. 🔊
  • 4. But Griffiths gritted his teeth and drew his thin lips tightly across them. 🔊
  • 5. But as they went through the darkening hall, Anne clung tightly to Judy. 🔊
  • 6. Pale, and shaking like an aspen, Aunt Lizzie clung tightly to Miss Mercy. 🔊

How to use Tightly in Sentences?

  • 1. He could only keep his teeth from chattering by holding his jaw tightly in both hands. 🔊
  • 2. She held the veil that she wore over her head and shoulders, tightly in her hands. 🔊
  • 3. Behind her tightly scrunched lids her worried brain darkened like a jumbled midnight forest. 🔊
  • 4. I sank down on the porch in the shade, with the precious little form clasped tightly to me. 🔊
  • 5. Dorothy gripped her hands tightly together, and again looked round on the unmoved faces. 🔊
  • 6. She turned as if about to speak, but shut her lips tightly and walked on to the waiting carriage. 🔊
  • 7. He stretches out his hands, his jaws are tightly clenched, his eyes staring and white. 🔊
  • 8. Then he sat down, and bowed his head on his knees, clasping his hands tightly together. 🔊
  • 9. Jonah touched its mouth, and its teeth, like tiny pegs, closed tightly on his fingers. 🔊
  • 10. When in the boat, I clung tightly to my husband, who promised to take care of me. 🔊
  • 11. When she quite realised her position she drew her hooded cloak more tightly around her, and prepared to return home. 🔊
  • 12. Her hair was red, drawn back rather tightly from her forehead, but breaking into waves over her ears. 🔊
  • 13. Banfi passed his arm around her slender waist, pressed her tightly to his breast, and whirled away with her. 🔊
  • 14. Her beautiful legs and delicate arms tightly clutched him about his body, and she sensually rubbed her lips on the back of his neck. 🔊
  • 15. At that time she seemed to live either in her riding habit or in that wrapper folded tightly round her and open low to a point in front. 🔊
  • 16. As it was she closed her eyes again, but during the rest of the operation great tears rolled down her face upon her tightly clasped hands. 🔊
  • 17. She stirred, and slowly opened her eyes; she did not seem surprised that he should be there clasping tightly her slender hand. 🔊
  • 18. He raised a bruised arm to wipe his eyes, but a rough hand caught it and drew a thong tightly about his wrists. 🔊
  • 19. Boyce then quickly stood up while still holding Orren's head tightly in his arms. 🔊
  • 20. He saw that he had fastened the wallet of money round his shoulders, and was half lying upon it with one arm tightly grasping it. 🔊
  • 21. He looked down at the sturdy face with its steady eyes, tightly gripped mouth, and chin which had suddenly grown squarer. 🔊
  • 22. Aunt Lizzie had snow-white hair drawn tightly from her forehead and a corpse-like pallor to match it. 🔊
  • 23. This scale adheres tightly to the boiler in compact layers and, being a non-conductor of heat, causes much waste of fuel. 🔊
  • 24. Lloyd stepped towards her, to give assistance and Brook embraced her tightly trying to impart to her his stalwart volition. 🔊
  • 25. He looked over at Boyce wrapped tightly in his dark cape, staring right back at him with withdrawn eyes. 🔊
  • 26. But, with millions in slavery and others as tightly bound down by prejudice as if they were slaves, I see no encouragement. 🔊
  • 27. Between his half-closed lids he observed her, silent and white, looking down at the hand which, tightly held by his, lay on her knee. 🔊
  • 28. We saw him suddenly spring aside, stumble over a clod of earth, and fall, still holding the flowers tightly in his little hand. 🔊
  • 29. Danton looked stupidly at him and at the maid, who was wiping the water from her face with one hand, and holding tightly to the Captain. 🔊