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Lexicographically close words:
alwis; alwus; alwuz; alyssum; alza; ama; amabilis; amado; amah; amain
  1. You were so happy when I came into your life, and the happiness is changed to misery and despair, and all for me, a stranger.

  2. I'm very grateful to you sir, far more so than any words can say, but I want to talk this proposition of yours over with Jim here first.

  3. I have asked permission to talk to you for the purpose of showing you how any member of a great Stock Exchange may at any time do what I have done to-day.

  4. The ticker was already hissing a tape biograph of this extraordinary situation in brokerage shops, hotels, and banks throughout the country, and in a few minutes the news of it would be in the capitals of Europe.

  5. Bob was the favourite of the Exchange, as he had been the pet at school and at college, and had his hands full of business three hundred days in the year.

  6. The trust was to be an enormous holding company, the like of which had until then not even been dreamed of by the most daring stock manipulators.

  7. I saw her look at the paper, clap her hands to her forehead, look at the paper again and at the retreating form of Bob Brownley.

  8. A good, big buying movement, well handled, would jump it to 175 and keep it there.

  9. For the love of God, don't stop; tell me, Beulah, tell me.

  10. Her mind is clear; the nurses are frantic for you to come to her.

  11. Bob was looked upon by all his friends as a bad case of woman-shy.

  12. Had it been possessed by a man it would surely have driven him to the tented field for his profession.

  13. There was no trace now of the scene he had just been through.

  14. His eyes lighted on an empty automobile whose chauffeur had deserted to the crowd.

  15. There were, moreover, other fine-looking trees, with which I am not acquainted.

  16. They contain numerous nut-trees, which are but little different from our own, and, as I am inclined to think, the nuts are good in their season.

  17. He coolly replied, It will be an easy matter for you to take my life, as I am in your power, but it would be a disgraceful act, as you would violate your sacred promise.

  18. And who, think you, should that stranger turn out to be?

  19. This beautiful church was built after the designs of Chalgrin, about the year 1700; and is considered to be a purer resemblance of the antique than any other in Paris.

  20. When that establishment was dissolved, the book was brought to M.

  21. It is in wooden covers, wrapped in red velvet.

  22. At bottom, we learn that it is executed in a small gothic type, in double columns.

  23. Nothing less than the Nephew of the late Abbé Rive.

  24. At the end, it appears to have been printed for Philip le Noir.

  25. Of course, Mercier laughed at the project, and made the projector ashamed of it.

  26. The binding is in its first state: in a deep red-coloured leather, over boards.

  27. The present is a fine copy, in red morocco binding.

  28. But such defects are only as specks upon the sun's disk.

  29. The vellum is singularly soft, and of its original pure tint.

  30. I suspect however that this scarce little volume was printed as well as "sold" at Paris.

  31. At fifteen years of age, he began to consider what line of life he should follow.

  32. Say I am dead, if you like," responded Miss Corny, who was in one of her cross moods.

  33. Some tea, if you please, I am very thirsty.

  34. And yet--I hardly know; it cannot hurt the new ties you have formed, for I am as one dead now to this world, hovering on the brink of the next.

  35. I am glad, my dear, it will be sure to go her good.

  36. I am sure, by the tone of his voice, by his evasive manner, that he anticipates the worst, although he would not say so in words.

  37. But you cannot think I am going to see you starve, Isabel.

  38. I am unable to tell; I cannot even imagine.

  39. I wish I might have something to drink; I am very thirsty.

  40. Tell her how glad I am things have gone off so well.

  41. I am very sorry," she stammered; and with the effort of speaking, emotion quite got the better of her, and she burst into tears.

  42. But I am not liable, Mr. Carlyle, not liable in justice.

  43. I am quite certain that nobody would know you in broad daylight, disguised as you are now.

  44. I must speak, Lady Isabel; it is but a few words, and then I am silent forever.

  45. Unless I am mistaken, he was the favored individual whom you call lord and master.

  46. Occasionally the blades are ornamented with gold or silver, but the ordinary machete is perfectly plain.

  47. The handle is generally made of wood, the scabbard leather, and the edge invariably as keen as a razor.

  48. We were mired several times, and twice one of our ladies was thrown on the soft greensward.

  49. These were in great numbers everywhere, but I will mention here only two kinds.

  50. Horses and oxen may not unfrequently be seen which have escaped from the fury of this blood-thirsty and gigantic lizard, bearing on their legs the marks of its pointed teeth.

  51. Even the necessary evils of the tropics are not many or serious.

  52. Cook sings a lament, and goes out to attend to dinner; but returns in frantic distress.

  53. In this respect it differs from alcohol, the use of which, owing to the usual method of introduction in large amounts through the stomach, produces directly, by stimulation, readily noticeable structural changes.

  54. Lines of force will move into the better medium, having apparently the constant tendency to diminish the resistance in their paths.

  55. The evolution of magnetic lines, or the opening out of magnetic circuits, goes on at a very rapid rate.

  56. Man only is reckless, and especially the American man.

  57. Bird dogs are often very destructive to turkeys, at times destroying a whole flock in a single night.

  58. She objected to having a creaking door mended on one occasion, because she knew by it when any one was coming.

  59. Every oath he loosed rang heroically in the ear like a challenge to the universe; for his characters talked in a daring, swearing fashion that was new in literature.

  60. I was never," he declares, "one of those wonderful fellows that would go afloat in a washtub for the sake of the fun.

  61. It was this lord who, when he met a beggar, and was entreated by him to give him something because he was almost famished with hunger, called him a "happy dog.

  62. To Browning, the temple of beauty was but a house in a living world; to Rossetti, the world outside the temple was, for the most part, a dead world.

  63. One has been amazed by his magnificent make-believe as he has told one about dim forgotten peoples that have disappeared under the ground.

  64. He seems less an interpreter of the earth than one who sought after a fantastic world which had been created by Swinburne and the Parnassians and the old painters and the tellers of the Arabian Nights.

  65. In it Henry James hoped to get what he called a "kind of quasi-turn-of-screw effect.

  66. Vandervelde's, a great number of people thought he must be a pro-German.

  67. It is one of those superfluous thoughts which appear to be suggested less by the thing described than by the need of filling up the last line of the verse.

  68. Conscious though he is of the pain of the world--and aloof from the world though this consciousness sometimes makes him appear--he is full of an extraordinary pity and brotherliness for men.

  69. Morning came, bringing no release from fear: So the night passed, but then no morning broke-- Only a something showed that night was dead.

  70. Brand made him a salute of mock deference.

  71. It cannot be said that they have a fondness for strangers.

  72. I want to ask if it is the one the Skraellings brought, on that last trading day of which so much has been told?

  73. After a little he said gravely: "This is an unusually fine bearskin which you have, my young kinsman.

  74. Lose no time in punishing Erlend who has traded them a brooch with a pin as long as my finger.

  75. The grove remained empty and silent as a grave.

  76. You are a fool, which is worse," the old man snapped, pushing him roughly down the steps, while with his head he motioned those below to disperse.

  77. You are nithings unless you follow my fate!

  78. Turning, he looked again where the Sword-Bearer stood with folded arms, awaiting his sentence.

  79. Far and near, blue water and green land were ablaze with sun.

  80. Foreseeing vengeance, Grettirsson took promptly to his heels, and the desertion of the three completed the interruption begun by the appearance of Gudrid's blue hood.

  81. Now that is a strange way to speak of the Lawman," he remarked.

  82. Passing over them was like breasting billows; one gained a height only to behold another deep.

  83. Thrym, the giant who herds the clouds, drove the hulking masses northward, lagging from their own weight.

  84. You can think what you like; I will not answer you another word.

  85. William Irving, the brother of the biographer, was a model of manly beauty, and early remarkable for a brilliant and sparkling intellect, which overflowed in conversation, and often bordered on eloquence.

  86. To deal frankly with you,' continued the General, 'you are poisoned, and the Indian poison that is now coursing through your veins has no antidote.

  87. I, therefore, resolved to smooth matters over, and if possible, to bring Pepito to terms.

  88. I have; and for this reason: you have not sought to meddle in this matter, but from the outset have striven to shun it; you have not obtruded yourself, but been drawn into it in spite of your wishes.

  89. We must question whether 'in the natural order of the development of the human faculties, the mind of the child takes cognizance first of the forms of objects.

  90. These people were the 'North county folks' on whom the overseer had invoked a hanging.

  91. If we do not at once steal a march on him, then farewell forever to all our dreams of happiness, of wealth, or even of subsistence.

  92. He can neither read nor write, and not only that, he is not trained to any useful employment.

  93. As the war rolls on, and as the prospects of Federal victory increase, the greater becomes the anxiety to know what must be done to secure our conquests.

  94. The vast connections of language with history were generally ignored.

  95. What is more, I am anxious to see what effect Nikola and his house will produce upon our friend the Don.

  96. And now with regard to to-night," said the Duke, I am afraid a little pettishly.

  97. As you say, I am lonely in the world, God knows how lonely, yet lonely I must be content to remain.

  98. The case puzzled me considerably yesterday, but I am even more puzzled by it now.

  99. For my own part I am prepared to admit that my knowledge of the pictures is not sufficiently cultivated to enable me to derive any pleasure from the constant perusal of these Masters.

  100. I am particularly fond of Venice, but, when all is said and done, one must have companions to enjoy it thoroughly.

  101. Sir Richard, I am going to ask a favour of you," she said, with a far-away look in her eyes.

  102. Where he is now hiding I am the only man who knows.

  103. I don't suppose for a moment he has any intention of abducting me again; nevertheless, I am not going to give him the opportunity.

  104. Suddenly he stopped, and looking towards the left said-- "If I am not mistaken, the Duke of Glenbarth has arrived.

  105. If I am not mistaken you will see Venice to-night under circumstances such as you could never have dreamed of before.

  106. I am afraid that, at this period of his life, the young gentleman's temper was by no means as placid as we were accustomed to consider it.

  107. I am quite myself again now," she answered.

  108. I do not know why I should do so, but I cannot help thinking that I am to blame in some way.

  109. I was overcome by smoke and flame and fell unconscious, and would have been consumed had not a neighbor rushed in and dragged me forth.

  110. The marks were fine--very fine--but the detective had his glass with him.

  111. I thought you would some day, if there was a surviving heir.

  112. This young baron fell in love with her, and from what information I can obtain his love, or pretended love, was not reciprocated by my child; and now comes the mystery.

  113. There is no reason, sir, why you should play for me.

  114. He had thought the matter over very calmly, and had arrived at a very positive conclusion in one direction.

  115. Two days later the predictions of the detective in a certain direction were all singularly verified.

  116. Mr. Alvarez, I am very poor; I cannot offer you a large reward, but I have saved a few hundred dollars, and those I will give you if you are successful in finding my lost child.

  117. The woman did not make an immediate reply.

  118. Not materially, and yet I am very much inconvenienced.

  119. The woman began to break up, and she demanded in eager tones: "Has my husband repudiated the acceptance?

  120. Young Wagner became thoughtful for quite an interval, and then in a musing tone said: "I do not understand it.

  121. Permit me to give you a chance to win your money back.

  122. The baron was an actor, but the detective was a better one, and it was agreed that they were to meet the following morning, when our hero would have the money ready.

  123. There is the little grave marked Amalie Canfield, died aged four years.

  124. Now I am sure, that it is through the tale which Kynon the son of Clydno related, that I have lost Owain.

  125. Say that I am here," said Peredur, "and if it is desired that I should enter, I will go in.

  126. If thou seest aught to cause thee wonder, ask not the meaning of it; if no one has the courtesy to inform thee, the reproach will not fall upon thee, but upon me that am thy teacher.

  127. Peredur the son of Evrawc am I called," said he, "and thou?

  128. And therefore am I called Iddawc Cordd Prydain, for from this did the battle of Camlan ensue.

  129. I am certain," said the Countess, "that no other man than this, chased the soul from the body of my lord.

  130. Verily," said he, "I am Master of the Household to the earl.

  131. I am glad," said Luned, "that thou hast no other cause to do so, than that I would have been of service to thee when thou didst not know what was to thine advantage.

  132. I have good news for thee," said the King, "the Earl is slain, and I am the owner of his two Earldoms.

  133. I am Iddawc the son of Mynyo, yet not by my name, but by my nickname am I best known.

  134. Verily," said Peredur, "I am not sorry to have thus begun to avenge the insult to the dwarf and dwarfess.

  135. I long to see him; but I am dreadfully angry with him, all the same; he ought to have written to Dr.

  136. I am satisfied with Polly as she is, though she is no saint.

  137. Aunt Milly, I feel more and more how unworthy I am of him,' and she rested her head against Mildred and wept.

  138. I am aware plain people are not to his taste.

  139. I am better now,' she replied, colouring slightly.

  140. But, Cardie,' stopping to look at him, 'I am sure you have a headache too.

  141. I am sorry your head is so bad, Livy,' was the evasive answer, in a sort of good-natured growl.

  142. I am not much of a critic, but I like your picture, Roy; it looks so fresh and sunny.

  143. I am not likely to forget him,' replied Mr. Lambert, smiling.

  144. I am not ashamed of it,' continued the young man, a little loftily.

  145. You will be a very imperfect woman, I am afraid, and I hope in that case you will not find your professor.

  146. I am not going to my new home for three weeks, but I shall be glad of your company, if you will come and help me.

  147. I hope I am not required to call spirits blue and gray from the vasty deep, as I am not sure that I feel particularly sportive to-night.

  148. I am afraid I am not distinctly a chivalrous person; I hummed the Doxology after their retreating forms and retired into myself, with a feeling that my own society is at times desirable and greatly to be chosen.

  149. When I say she watched me, I am making a guess; but I felt that she was, and it would be hard to disabuse my mind of that belief.

  150. I hope I am not going to be called nervous if I tell the truth about things; when I rode into the shadow I stopped whistling a bad imitation of meadow-lark notes.

  151. I see that I must demonstrate to you the fact that I am not altogether a joke," I said grimly, and got down from my horse.

  152. I wish to say, before I forget it, that I don't think I am deceitful by nature.

  153. You surely are convinced now that I am not afraid of you, so the truce is over.

  154. This does not argue that the Constitution is an obscure document, for it would be difficult to cite any political document in the annals of mankind that was so simple and lucid in expression.

  155. Every word is a word of plain speech, the ordinary meaning of which even the man in the street knows.

  156. In all former ages, all that was in the past was presumptively true, and the burden was upon him who sought to change it.

  157. The founders of the Republic were not enamoured of power.

  158. In concluding, I cannot refrain from again reminding you that this consummate work of statecraft was the work of the English-speaking race, and that your people can therefore justly share in the pride which it awakens.

  159. Physically, intellectually and spiritually it had become a highly developed machine.

  160. Of those, a number were unwilling to sign as individuals.

  161. After surrendering his commission to the pitiful remnant of the government he had retired to Mount Vernon, and for a time declined to act further as the leader of his people.

  162. The clamped patch was still in place, but a glance at the upturned canoe bottom showed them what the midnight marauder had done and explained for Prime the cause of the ripping noise he had heard.

  163. Lucetta had withdrawn to the privacy of her tent, and Prime could not divest himself of the idea that the small man whose tongue had been so suddenly loosened was merely sparring for time, time in which to accomplish some end of his own.

  164. The under-sheriff screwed out a bleak smile at the naive simplicity of the threat.

  165. There doesn't seem to be anything else to do.

  166. Lucetta sat down and propped her chin in her hands.

  167. It looks as if we might be a long way from Quebec," he ventured.

  168. Why do I have to sit here like a bump on a log and do nothing!

  169. From a purely selfish point of view, I'm having the finest kind of a vacation, and enjoying every blessed minute of it.

  170. Just below the overhanging bank a large birch-bark canoe, well filled with dunnage, was drawn out upon a tiny beach.

  171. You sit right still and rest, and I'll get things ready for the tote.

  172. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "am" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    ambassador from; amend the laws relating; amende honorable; amendment proposed; amicable adjustment; amicable settlement; amid the; amino acids; ammunition wagons; among animals; among many; among other; among others; among ourselves; among primitive; among those; among whom; among world; amongst other; amongst the; amongst whom; ampere hours; ample fortune; ample supply; amuse herself; amuse themselves