01. The old man managed a [weary] smile, and then fell asleep.
02. The farm workers [wearily] wandered off to bed at the end of another long day.
03. The old woman sighed [wearily] as she sat down on the bus.
04. Despite working all day, the horses showed no signs of [weariness].
05. The old couple were [weary] of the noise of the city, and decided to move to the countryside.
06. [Weary] after a night of fighting the fire, the wet, cold men slowly removed their gear.
07. Poet Paul Valery once said that a work is never completed except by some accident such as [weariness], satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death.
08. Somerset Maugham once wrote that the [weariness] and sadness of old age make it intolerable.
09. Hosea Ballou once remarked, "[Weary] is the path that does not challenge."
10. Dr. Who once said, "Rest is for the [weary], sleep is for the dead."
11. La Rochefoucauld once suggested that the reason that lovers never [weary] each other is because they are always talking about themselves.
12. Herodotus once wrote that death is a delightful hiding-place for [weary] men.
13. Martin Luther once remarked, "My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and [weary]."
14. The skiers trudged [wearily] off to the chalet after another wonderful day on the slopes.
15. You look tired, my friend. Come and rest your [weary] feet for a while.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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