Sentence for backbone | Use backbone in a sentence

Sentences using the word backbone. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use backbone in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for backbone.

  • She was my backbone, she was my breast-comforter too. (10)
  • His eye boils all down my backbone and tingles at my finger-tips. (10)
  • English to the backbone, he could not divest himself of a sense of guilt. (8)
  • I shall always wonder what put a backbone into Fulkerson just at that crisis. (9)
  • Were he in the fire, melting to the iron man, the backbone of him, it would be different. (10)
  • He eagerly leaned forward, and his long, straight backbone looked longer and straighter than ever. (8)
  • A paper is always admired for its backbone, and backbone is its refusal to see two sides to a question. (16)
  • The little sandy cat, creeping across the floor, fixed its claws in the backbone of the fish, and drew it beneath the bed. (8)
  • The tenacity which had at once made and undone Soames was her backbone, too, frilled and embroidered by French grace and quickness. (8)
  • I have elsewhere sufficiently spoken of his unsophisticated use of words, of the diction which forms the backbone of his manly style. (9)
  • How can we help it, seeing that we are undisciplined and standardless, seeing that we started without the backbone that schooling gives? (8)

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