Examples of lone in a Sentence
the lone ripe apple in the entire bag
just one lone cow in the middle of the field
Recent Examples of lone from the Web
Instead of actually seeing blood and gore, a lone actor recounts the tale in a way that's conversational, witty and often illuminating.
This two-hour retelling of Winston Churchill’s lone stand against Hitler in the opening days of World War II is indeed dark.
This year the one from the most revered vineyard, Romanée-Conti, stood out, but DRC’s lone white was staggering.
Sherlock’s Pub in Addison is the lone remaining Sherlock’s in DFW, following the recent closings of the Arlington locale in Lincoln Square and the Baker St. Pub in Fort Worth.
Herbert is the Pac-12’s lone first-team Academic All-American.
Democrats made their own, largely futile attempt to slow the fast-moving bill on Wednesday at the lone official meeting of the House-Senate conference committee.
Oregon is the lone team from a Power Five conference playing a bowl game before, or during, the signing period.
Will Hernandez, UTEP Hernandez put together another dominant season along the interior of the offensive line while toiling in relative obscurity for the lone winless team in the country.
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Origin and Etymology of lone
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
on one's own;
Synonym Discussion of lone
- everyone needs to be alone sometimes
- glorying in the calm of her solitary life
- left solitary by the death of his wife
- felt lonely and forsaken
- an only child often leads a lonesome life
- a lone robin pecking at the lawn
- a forlorn lost child
- desolate after her brother's death
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