Examples of reverie in a Sentence
I was lost in reverie and didn't realize my flight was boarding until it was almost too late.
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Meanwhile, the abundance of beautiful women depicted in moody reverie feeds a popular expectation that art of feeling must be solemn, if not sad.
Or did Patterson reverse his usual process, merely tinkering and smoothing after Clinton, musing on his years in office, had brought forth a plot—in essence, his reverie of responsible power?
All night, this Jack-in-the-box stage is a magical place, achieving unity through dreamlike reverie.
After the early reveries of family happiness, frustration runs through the narrative; the story grows increasingly shadowed and anxious.
Comprised entirely of photographic paper, the wooded scene full of trees, insects and flowers takes viewers to their childhood and the reverie of memories.
Probably the most famous and frequently referenced example of this in literary history is Proust’s preoccupation with madeleines, the taste of which sends the narrator of Swann’s Way down a lengthy path of reverie.
And yet his reverie while Lawrence’s wife was being tortured by Major Craddock seemed to refer to memories of his wife’s death: There were images of running water, ice, and a bathtub with an arm falling out of it.
So smoothly did the Calidore handle transitional moments that all of its eerie reveries, pangs, and mysteries flowed into a single current toward final ethereal resignation.
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REVERIE Defined for English Language Learners
: a state in which you are thinking about pleasant things
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