Severing in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Severing

present participle of sever | The act by which something is severed.

Short Example Sentences for Severing

  • 1. Which he, by severing us, too cruelly does punish. 🔊

How to use Severing in Sentences?

  • 1. Au revoir pronounced "O-reveer," to have the effect (as it ought) of severing friends. 🔊
  • 2. Upon my return to New York I began to make arrangements for severing all business connections. 🔊
  • 3. God sent an awful plague which smote both old and young, severing those who were dear to each other. 🔊
  • 4. Here they have an extraordinary way of hunting the elephant by severing the tendon above the heel of the hind leg with a sharp sword. 🔊
  • 5. With a pang as of the severing of a heart-string he heard something in his great clock snap at the hasty check. 🔊
  • 6. Each fowl was weighed, wrapped in a bag to prevent floundering, and killed by severing an artery in the roof of the mouth. 🔊
  • 7. He lived more than once by the sea for short periods, yet it appears but little in his verse, and then usually as the great severing element. 🔊
  • 8. To many a man, even marriage has had a drop of bitterness in it, because it has somehow meant the severing of old and sacred links. 🔊
  • 9. What have I gained by severing the ties of love and leaving a happy home, to struggle for the liberty of my country? 🔊
  • 10. In fact, her accession brought about the final severing of all bonds of union between the eastern and western divisions of the Roman world. 🔊
  • 11. Now and again the moon would strike through, in a long, bright ray, that seemed like a keen blade or lance severing the misty air. 🔊
  • 12. Before leaving Floyd and severing her connections with Horace, she would appeal to the squatter and his lawyer. 🔊
  • 13. Not that the severing of the marriage bonds was a thing unusual among the Jews; indeed, the facilities for divorce were exceedingly liberal. 🔊
  • 14. Doheny who opposed the amalgamation, retired to Cashel, severing his connection with the former Confederation. 🔊
  • 15. One of the shells fell with a terrific crash on the bridge, almost severing the leg of Pilot Carew. 🔊
  • 16. But she shuddered when she learned that the cripple was a murderer punished by the severing of the tendons of the leg and the loss of the hand that struck the fatal blow. 🔊
  • 17. It was a week later, and a hot afternoon, when Muller laid the big crosscut saw down on the log he was severing and slowly straightened his back. 🔊
  • 18. In severing my official relations with you it is a great satisfaction to me that on all occasions you have given me full confidence and support in the discharge of my public duties. 🔊
  • 19. One of the first lines of specialism to appear was the severing of the connexion described above, and the concentration of the weavers in hamlets and towns. 🔊
  • 20. The tremendous precipice of Monte Solaro, a cliff wall severing the island in twain, is transformed most wonderfully. 🔊
  • 21. The principle on which this is done is, the presumed intention of the testator to give a preference to those legatees, by severing particular parts of his personal estate from the rest. 🔊
  • 22. He may be recognized in Traitana, who is said in the Rig-Veda to have slain a mighty giant by severing his head from his shoulders. 🔊
  • 23. Draw, if thou canst, the mystic line, Severing rightly his from thine, Which is human, which divine. 🔊