Bolt-upright in a sentence

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How to use bolt-upright in a sentence. Bolt-upright pronunciation.

Myra Nell gasped faintly in the darkness, and sat bolt-upright.
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They went off side by side in the cab, both of 'em sitting bolt-upright, and only turning their 'eads at the last moment to give us looks we didn't want.
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Mrs. Field sat down, bolt-upright, on the extreme verge of it.
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At that moment, while they were drinking their tea and talking her over, Jane Field sat bolt-upright in one of the old flag-bottomed chairs in the Maxwell sitting-room.
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Jeff sat suddenly bolt-upright; in another moment he jumped to his feet.
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For by that lord that called is Saint Jame, As I have thries in this shorte night Swived the miller's daughter bolt-upright, While thou hast as a coward lain aghast*." *afraid "Thou false harlot," quoth the miller, "hast?
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Peeping through the door of the engine room they beheld the man there sitting bolt-upright on one of the leather-cushioned seats, staring hard at the wall opposite.
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I did I saw him standing bolt-upright in the narrow recessed part.
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Then Bo sat bolt-upright, with pale face and flashing eyes.
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Helen sat bolt-upright with a cold shock.
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Here, as downtown, my companion seemed to know and be known by everybody, returning the familiar salutes of brokers and club men, receiving gracious bows from stout matrons, smiles and nods from pretty women, and more formal recognition from stately and stiff elderly men, who sat bolt-upright beside their wives and tried to look like millionaires.
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Examples of Bolt-upright

Example #1
He hoped, however, that her persuasion added to his own would bring Dreux to a change of heart.
Example #2
She ought at least to have in later years the consoling thought that she had once refused the royal scepter.
Example #3
When I came back they was in the same persition, and 'e was smoking with 'is eyes shut.
Example #4
I left 'em standing side by side, looking at the skipper as if 'e was a waxworks, while I went to find a cab.
Example #5
The lawyer drew a chair to her side, seated himself, leaned forward until his face fronted hers, and talked.
Example #6
Then he pushed forward the leather easy-chair with gracious insinuation.