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 Meanings and Examples of ADEQUATELY
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 ad.  in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  But if from the comparative dimensions of the whale's proper brain, you deem it incapable of being adequately charted, then I have another idea for you.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
2  Now, this occasional inevitable sinking of the recently killed Sperm Whale is a very curious thing; nor has any fisherman yet adequately accounted for it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
3  There is another substance, and a very singular one, which turns up in the course of this business, but which I feel it to be very puzzling adequately to describe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
4  Immemorial to all his order, this investiture alone will adequately protect him, while employed in the peculiar functions of his office.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.
5  And the drawing near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
6  I had been adequately armed by Russian Peter; the snake was old and lazy; and I had Antonia beside me, to appreciate and admire.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
7  For, I cannot adequately express what pain it gave me to think that Estella should show any favor to a contemptible, clumsy, sulky booby, so very far below the average.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVIII
8  The number of their years may have adequately summed up Jared, Mahalaleel, and the rest of the antediluvians, but the age of a modern man is to be measured by the intensity of his history.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
9  Needless to add, I took care before leaving to lift, for ever and adequately, this source of reproach.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
10  At the same time, too, we know that these considerations have never adequately explained or excused the triumph of brute force and cunning over weakness and innocence.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
11  The materials at present within my command hardly appeared adequate to so arduous an undertaking, but I doubted not that I should ultimately succeed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
12  I had before experienced sensations of horror, and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
13  In truth, nothing short of a total change of dynasty and moral code, in that interior kingdom, was adequate to account for the impulses now communicated to the unfortunate and startled minister.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
14  can form no adequate idea of the change in Mr. Micawber's conduct, of his wildness, of his violence.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
15  Prissy was not the most adequate of nurses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  He had failed to prepare adequately for the task before him.
2  The product had not been adequately tested before being put on the market.
3  The punishment should adequately reflect the revulsion felt by most people for this appalling crime.
4  Clinton and McCain tout their Washington experience as having prepared them to be President; they claim Obama is not adequately seasoned.
5  Though Jack's solution dealt adequately with one aspect of the problem, it was simplistic in failing to consider various complications that might arise.
6  A UN official said aid programs will be suspended until there's adequate protection for relief convoys.
7  Remember to bring clothes that provide adequate protection against the wind and rain.
8  Without adequate information, many students choose a college almost blindly.
9  It's your responsibility to arrange adequate cover for holiday periods.
10  The old methods weren't adequate to meet current needs.
11  In the course of researching customer needs, we discovered how few families have adequate life insurance.
12  Lincoln felt that McClellan had not allotted an adequate force to the defense of Washington.
13  An adequate environmental impact assessment was not carried out on the bypass project.
14  People can fight infection more easily if they have an adequate diet.
15  We had adequate food and drink for a week's journey.