Usage examples for somewhat

  1. Her mother turned to her somewhat abruptly. – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  2. I drew my cloak somewhat closer around and settled back. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  3. " I really know very little about it," said Mr. Oakham, looking somewhat surprised at the question. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  4. Then, somewhat to his surprise, Charnock looked up with a smile. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  5. Yes, I know I was, said Jiminy, somewhat embarrassed, but I said it without thinking. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  6. " If it didn't it's under the hay," said Harry, somewhat alarmed. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  7. Yetta, in a somewhat similar situation, understood at once that this dingy court- room was not an Abode of Truth. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  8. I am afraid that the little smile with which she ended these words was somewhat forced, but I was glad to see it. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  9. " Just as much as ever," was the somewhat bitter reply. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. He was somewhat surprised to hear that she was not. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  11. But it is somewhat difficult. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  12. Your English music is interesting, Ambassador, if somewhat simple. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. We, in later times, have learned somewhat of Nature, and partly obey her. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  14. Somewhat to Carrington's surprise, he found that it was pleasant to have Sybil's company. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  15. With you it was somewhat different. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  16. She had always thought of him as somewhat strange. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  17. Monsieur made somewhat of a mess as it was. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  18. Come in, for I have somewhat to tell thee. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  19. I thought I knew something about that,- that I could speak or write about it somewhat to the purpose. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. Ryhove continued talking, but it was soon obvious that his Highness was not listening; and he therefore took his leave somewhat abruptly. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley