Usage examples for somewhat

  1. Then, somewhat to his surprise, Charnock looked up with a smile. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  2. Monsieur made somewhat of a mess as it was. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  3. Somewhat to Carrington's surprise, he found that it was pleasant to have Sybil's company. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  4. But it is somewhat difficult. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  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. Your English music is interesting, Ambassador, if somewhat simple. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  7. 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)
  8. Come in, for I have somewhat to tell thee. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  9. 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
  10. " I really know very little about it," said Mr. Oakham, looking somewhat surprised at the question. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  11. 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
  12. " Just as much as ever," was the somewhat bitter reply. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. We, in later times, have learned somewhat of Nature, and partly obey her. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  14. Her mother turned to her somewhat abruptly. – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  15. " If it didn't it's under the hay," said Harry, somewhat alarmed. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  16. He was somewhat surprised to hear that she was not. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  17. I drew my cloak somewhat closer around and settled back. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  18. 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
  19. She had always thought of him as somewhat strange. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  20. With you it was somewhat different. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard