ACCELERATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCELERATION
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 n.  faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time
Classic Sentence:
1  First, I smiled to myself and felt elate; but this fierce pleasure subsided in me as fast as did the accelerated throb of my pulses.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
2  I had regained the gallery, and was just shutting the back-door behind me, when an accelerated hum warned me that the ladies were about to issue from their chambers.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Ethan's long strides grew more rapid with the accelerated beat of his thoughts, and as he reached the foot of School House Hill he caught sight of Hale's sleigh in the distance.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
4  It was as if she could actually feel the accelerated steady pulse of the town's heart beating in time with her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
5  We were crossing to the former place, when I found that my aunt greatly accelerated her speed, and looked frightened.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
6  His march, far from being retarded by his singing, was accelerated by it.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
7  This fear led men to think of remedies, and the remedies to which they resorted accelerated the destruction of the republic.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIII.
8  de Boville, "but not for the survivor; on the contrary, this Dantes saw a means of accelerating his escape."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
9  And if he were not lively about it, if he did not go with a nimble hop-skip-and-jump, then Tashtego had an ungentlemanly way of accelerating him by darting a fork at his back, harpoon-wise.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
10  Milady had him one day turned out of doors, with sundry blows of a good stick to accelerate his motions.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  She's not the only driver complaining; Other Prius drivers have filed reports with the Traffic Safety Administration concerning acceleration problems.
2  The 64 year old business consultant spoke slowly, almost awkwardly to his people, promising stable government in which no corruption would be tolerated and an acceleration of the country's integration into the EU and NATO.
3  There has been a rapid acceleration in the growth of industry.
4  The boom was fuelled by accelerated demand for consumer products.
5  Global warming could be accelerated due to the thinning of the ozone layer.
6  The heat causes the reaction to be accelerated.
7  Bacterial reproduction is accelerated in weightless space.
8  Humber's postgraduate programs are offered in an accelerated, intensive format, ordinarily two semesters long.
9  Khronos has set up a working group to create a standard for accelerated 3D graphics on the web.
10  Such mega-events have undergirded determination in government and the public alike to move on longstanding issues of housing and infrastructure; a flood of public-works projects have accelerated a profound reshaping of Rio de Janeiro, often in ways that reanimate bitterness over racial and class divisions.
11  Although there are significant cushions that underpin Russia's credit metrics, recent events have increased the risks of their accelerated erosion
12  The accelerating inflation was cause for great concern.
13  Perhaps the fact that the car was tailgating him made him accelerate.
14  We should accelerate our research in atomic power generation and speed up the building of atomic power plants.
15  Exposure to the sun can accelerate the ageing process.