ADDITIVE in a Sentence

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additive
 n.  addition; supplement
Classic Sentence: (145 in 10 pages)
1  The additional burden of her guilt with Ashley and Melanie's defense was more than she could bear.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
2  But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
3  Queequeg and I were mildly employed weaving what is called a sword-mat, for an additional lashing to our boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
4  The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
5  Bleak and black hills lay on every side of them, compensating in some degree for the additional toil of the march by the sense of security they imparted.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
6  A long and confidential communication now succeeded, during which the young man received some additional insight into his duty, from the experience and native acuteness of his commander, and then the former took his leave.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
7  He continued, therefore, to stray from hut to hut, looking into each only to encounter additional disappointment, until he had made the entire circuit of the village.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
8  The blaze of one of these fires lighted the way of the chief and Duncan, and gave a character of additional wildness to the rude scenery.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
9  On the other hand, they were evidently disposed to remain bound to the place by an additional interest in the mysterious mummeries that they of course expected from such a visit.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
10  Among his actual auditors, however, it merely gave him an additional claim to that respect which they never withhold from such as are believed to be the subjects of mental alienation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
11  The spectacle now became wildly terrific; the fierce-looking and menacing visages of the chiefs receiving additional power from the appalling strains in which they mingled their guttural tones.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
12  At the same time, two additional personages appeared on the scene.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
13  It was with the daughter of Mr Shepherd, who had returned, after an unprosperous marriage, to her father's house, with the additional burden of two children.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
14  So far went his understanding; and his vanity supplied a little additional soothing, in the Admiral's situation in life, which was just high enough, and not too high.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  I have an additional reason for seeing you tonight besides love of you.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  The space released in Senate House will provide some much-needed additional office accommodation.
17  Send me the new figures when the additional costs have been added in.
18  The transport service cannot cope with the strain of so many additional passengers.
19  There will be no additional charges for this service.
20  Unlike mediation, fact-finding recommendations are generally made public, thus placing additional pressure on the parties to come to an agreement.
21  The two equal winners had to play off an additional game to decide the winner of the whole competition.
22  His agenda is certainly different from the President's and the administration's, but we will seek additional opportunities to work together with him.
23  It could create a painful dilemma for the group's members: either accept a lower price or give up additional production quotas they have just given themselves.
24  Since the additional dose is not harmful and provides extra protection, everyone is recommended to get the second one.
25  He could not live on the pittance he received as a pension and had to look for an additional source of revenue.
26  In the Senate, every proponent of the universal health care measure lobbied to gain additional support for the controversial legislation.
27  The company has also asked for an additional 3.50 billion dollars in aid from the government.
28  They will need months of therapy and additional reconstructive surgery in the coming years to help them recover.
29  Turn off the oven, and let the pot remain undisturbed for an additional 10 minutes.
30  This was on their backburner and not likely to get fixed anytime soon, and we were hoping to get some additional leverage to make them bump up the priority on their end.