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 Meanings and Examples of ADHERE
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 v.  stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  Shouldst thou adhere perversely to thy passion for this Rebecca, thou wilt give Beaumanoir the power of expelling thee, and he will not neglect it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
2  You have said as much before, sweet; but such natures as yours don't so easily adhere to their words.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
3  I no longer adhere to my intention of giving with my own mouth rudimentary education to the lowest class.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
4  Napoleon merely laid the cross on Lazarev's breast and, dropping his hand, turned toward Alexander as though sure that the cross would adhere there.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XXI
5  Fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, men, women, daughters, adhere and become incorporated, almost like a mineral formation, in that dusky promiscuousness of sexes, relationships, ages, infamies, and innocences.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
6  He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflexibly adhering to his determination.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  His best, if not his only reason, for adhering to the party of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, Athelstane had the prudence to keep to himself.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  The physician was at first inclined to ascribe this sudden and violent emotion to the effects of insanity; and, adhering to his original purpose, began once again to handle his implements.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
9  A skeleton with a tangle of brown hair adhering to it lay among the debris.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
10  Plum-pudding is the term bestowed upon certain fragmentary parts of the whale's flesh, here and there adhering to the blanket of blubber, and often participating to a considerable degree in its unctuousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
11  Then, changing his language, he continued, adhering to the imperfect nomenclature of his provincial instructors.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
12  The earth in the cart, with which the seed was mixed, was not crushed to powder, but crusted together or adhering in clods.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
13  As to commonwealths, an instance similar to that of the princes last named, is that of Saguntum in Spain, which awaited ruin in adhering to the fortunes of Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIX.
14  India's adherents bowed coldly and some few cut her openly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
15  It numbered thirty million of adherents, and it cast eight million votes.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Plain ordinary dream, we used the only adhere to the belief to support the dream.
2  The eggs of these fish adhere to plant leaves.
3  All members of the association adhere to a strict code of practice.
4  Once in the bloodstream, the bacteria adhere to the surface of the red cells.
5  A smooth, dry surface helps the tiles adhere to the wall.
6  Clean the surface first, or the paint will not adhere.
7  Paste is used to make one surface adhere to another.
8  That is why the claying is necessary; it makes the grain adhere to the earth, otherwise it would float.
9  This allows the layers to fully adhere to each other and excess moisture to evaporate from the soap.
10  If we adhere to a standard of misery and continue to compare our suffering, then we will remain insufferable.
11  There was oil adhering to the bird's feathers.
12  The movement is gaining more and more adherents.
13  The two surface adhered to each other, and we couldn't get them apart.
14  She adhered to her principles/ideals throughout her life.
15  In the wake of the scandal, John, the senator's one-time adherent, quickly deserted him.