Skelf in a sentence

Scots words are often much better at conveying their meaning than their English counterparts. Take skelf, for example – not literally of course. A skelf is to be avoided at all costs. A skelf is a short, sharp word for a short, sharp thing that makes you give a short, sharp yelp of pain. It […]

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Auld in a sentence

Auld is the Scots form of the English word old and it is often used in much the same contexts. For example, old clothes translates as auld claes, old friends as auld freens, old house as auld hoose and so on. However, auld has some uses that are all its own. It is often used […]

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Reek in a Sentence

Reek is one of those words that exist in both Scots and English but with some variation in meaning. The word can act as both a noun and a verb, the noun being derived from Old English rec, smoke and the verb from Old English reocan, to emit smoke. Reek has connections with German Rauch, […]

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How to use Exemplary in a sentence

How to use Exemplary in a sentence:- Sentence examples of Exemplary, Exemplarily, Exemplariness and Exemplarity. Exemplary: Meaning and Definition Exemplary (adjective) means ideal or model. It can be used to describe anything which is so praiseworthy that it sets an example for others. The word exemplary also refers to something which serves as a perfect […]

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How to use Remorse in a sentence:-Definition,Meaning with Examples

How to use Remorse in a sentence:- Sentence examples of Remorse, Remorseful, Remorsefully and Remorsefulness. Remorse: Meaning and Definition Remorse (noun) means guilt or repentance. It refers to the feeling of shame, sorrow or regret that occurs after doing something wrong or hurting someone. The word remorse can be used to describe self-reproach and atonement. […]

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