Rufus interposed a monosyllable now and then, but his thoughts in the main were far away from theirs.
I answered with a monosyllable which I knew he could not quite catch.
She answered in a monosyllable, but kept her eyes cast down.
The monosyllable escaped her lips like the yap of a dog at bay.
She looked at him for an appreciable fraction of a minute ere she answered, and when she did, it was in the monosyllable—“Yes.”
It was, in fact, the monosyllable of which Carmichael had just made use.
She frowned as if his monosyllable had interrupted her train of thought.
She struggled to make an answer, and the monosyllable, yes, was formed by her lips.
He made no reply to David's remarks save when one was necessary, and then his answer was no more than a monosyllable.
But, this time, the monosyllable was breathy, and not sharp.