Greeting in a sentence

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Definition of Greeting

  • Expression of kindness or joy; salutation at meeting; a compliment from one absent.
  • (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

How to use greeting in a sentence. Greeting pronunciation.

As David entered, Kaid was busy receiving salaams, and returning greeting, but with an eye to the singularly boyish yet gallant figure approaching.
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When they saw him at the window now, their swords clashed on their thighs and across their breasts, and they raised a great shout of greeting.
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We must see-some means must be found-" and then without any greeting to his host, he slowly returned to his own house.
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They had already heard of the bishop's sentence on Paulus, the sinner, and they gave him no greeting.
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The two sons of Taras, wild cubs of the wild old wolf, return from school, and are welcomed by their loving father, not with kisses and affectionate greeting, but with a joyous fist combat, while the anxious mother looks on with tears of dismayed surprise.
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Even the cold-hearted Bazarov is shaken by the joy of his mother's greeting when he returns home, and by her agony at his early departure.
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The shores advanced in greeting, soothing the eye and the soul with their beauty, and new pictures were constantly unfolded upon them.
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This harsh greeting, distressed Josephine exceedingly, and she attempted to excuse herself; but his Majesty replied in such a manner as to bring tears to her eyes, though he afterwards repented of this, and begged pardon of the Empress, acknowledging that he had been wrong.
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Horace, who also knew him, offered a friendly greeting; but Samuel Barmby, when the voice caught his ear, regarded this intruder with cold surprise.
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His greeting astonished her; it had precisely the gracious formality of a year ago; a word or two about the weather, and he resumed his talk with Miss. Morgan-its subject, the educational value of the classics.
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The person addressed was Luckworth Crewe; he had by no means anticipated such wrathful greeting, and stood in confusion.
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When it is agreeable to you to join them, I shall always feel happy to give a cordial greeting to the son of an old friend and companion-in-arms.
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His aunt, after the first greetings, introduced her nephew into the salon, where were displayed all the pomps of the trousseau.
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Supper was late that night, and ere they had finished the dishes the motor boat drew up to them and the Tramp Club swarmed over the side of the houseboat with merry greetings.
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Nitschmann asked us to select a number of verses, wrote them out and presented them as a birthday greeting to Mr. Oglethorpe.
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All too soon, however, word was brought that Gen. Oglethorpe wanted to see Spangenberg at once, so they retraced their steps, and Spangenberg received a hearty greeting from the General, and many compliments on what he and his party had accomplished.
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TO FRANCIS THORNTON BARRETT, CHIEF LIBRARIAN, MITCHELL LIBRARY, GLASGOW, THIS LITTLE BOOK, WITH FRIENDLY GREETINGS, IS INSCRIBED.
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Praise and greetings be upon you.
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The support of God will be with those believers in that district that they may be successful in their undertaking, for the Cause is great and great; because this is the first Ma_sh_riqu’l-A_dh_kár in that country and from it the praise of God shall ascend to the Kingdom of Mystery and the tumult of His exaltation and greetings from the whole world shall be heard!
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Foinet gave him a rapid glance, recognised him, but did not smile a greeting.
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Examples of Greeting

Example #1
By the time David had reached the group, the Prince Pasha was ready to receive him.
Example #2
What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
Example #3
This regiment of Nubians Kaid had recruited from the far south, and had maintained at his own expense.
Example #4
The horses, too, were black, and the mass made a barbaric display belonging more to another period in the world's history.
Example #5
And at the same time he now said to himself, that if indeed Sirona had fled into the desert instead of to the senator's house he was wasting time, and letting the start, which she had already gained, increase in a fatal degree.
Example #6
Phoebicius had no mind to listen to any speech from Polykarp's mother, but her question suggested to him for the first time a rapid retrospect of all that had occurred, and he could not conceal from himself that his suspicions rested on weak grounds.