Usage examples for dramatic

  1. He had made that entrance, nevertheless, in a spirit quite dramatic. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. He was told that he was rather severe upon the dramatic critics. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  3. Amazed by the dramatic turn that events were taking, I drew back into a corner. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  4. Daisy was dramatic or nothing, and she entered into the spirit of her tale. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  5. Mr. Roosevelt entered public life very early and, as with everything with him, always in a dramatic way. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  6. When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market- place. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  7. With fine dramatic instinct he has shown these characters in true relation to the facts of life and to each other. – Browning's Shorter Poems by Robert Browning
  8. For dramatic intensity it would be hard to equal this. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  9. I spoke quite calmly, with no intention of any dramatic effect. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  10. After a dramatic silence, he finished, in a whisper almost, and with eyebrows raised and staring gaze directed straight at the vast woman in yellow: We are such stuff as drames are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  11. You needn't be so dramatic about it. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  12. There are incidents of this dramatic play, which telepathy cannot explain, in nearly all the sittings. – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  13. In some respects she is Dickens' most striking and dramatic character. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  14. The history of Zambeccari is dramatic throughout. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  15. Apart from this, and in so far as the discussion is confined to the highest dramatic expression, the true answer to Rousseau is now a very plain one. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  16. Judy waved an open letter with a dramatic gesture. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  17. No one would claim for him that he was one of the great narrative or dramatic masters. – Milton by John Bailey