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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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.
But the reveries lead Dolores and Maeve (Thandie Newton), a seasoned madame, to start breaking out of their loops and gaining true consciousness.
Once again, their reveries are pierced by violence.
You can get lost in the reverie of this tune's magical nostalgia below.
Reaching the end of the slideshow is a bit like waking from a fashion reverie.
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REVERIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reverie for English Language Learners
: a state in which you are thinking about pleasant things
REVERIE Defined for Kids
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