Examples of becalm in a Sentence
becalmed at last, she slept soundly for the first time in weeks
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But with his party becalmed at around just 20% in the polls, Mr Sánchez wants his Socialists, with just 84 of the 350 seats in parliament, to govern alone for an unspecified period.
In some of Paglen’s works, drones are seen as nothing more than a dark speck against a backdrop of becalming gray or sun-gold clouds, a way of denoting their possibly sinister near invisibility in our world.
What is the value of clean, unchemical thinking, and where’s the narrative rush of a life becalmed?
This becalmed, majestic figure feels like a monument or a memorial, an avatar of female authority whose glamour, while alluring, telegraphs depth rather than surface.
At their most basic level, movies are supposed to actually move; this one is as becalmed as its perpetually high heroine.
Trading in the region was becalmed, with markets in Hong Kong, Shanghai and South Korea closed for public holidays.
Their fleet, so the story went, was becalmed, and the price that the goddess Artemis demanded for giving them a fair wind was that King Agamemnon, the commander in chief, should perform a human sacrifice — of his own daughter, Iphigenia.
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