ADJACENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADJACENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
adjacent
 a.  adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Certainly her reading precipitated her observations of Main Street, of Gopher Prairie and of the several adjacent Gopher Prairies which she had seen on drives with Kennicott.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  However, hat and coat and overshoes were one by one removed, and hung up in a little space in an adjacent corner; when, arrayed in a decent suit, he quietly approached the pulpit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
3  Immovable as that rock, of which each appeared to form a part, they lay, with their eyes roving, without intermission, along the dark margin of trees, that bounded the adjacent shores of the narrow stream.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
4  In this dilemma, Uncas lighted on the furrow of the cannon ball, where it had cut the ground in three adjacent ant-hills.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
5  A knot of warriors soon entered the place again, and reissuing, they bore the senseless remains into the adjacent woods.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
6  Instead of pursuing his way among those lodges where Heyward had already made his unsuccessful search, his companion turned aside, and proceeded directly toward the base of an adjacent mountain, which overhung the temporary village.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
7  Then, with another transition in voice and subject, allusions were made to the virgin who wept in the adjacent lodge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
8  He stood, erect and tranquil, watching the attack begin against apart of the line that made a blue curve along the side of an adjacent hill.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
9  A double stockade, or palisade, composed of pointed beams, which the adjacent forest supplied, defended the outer and inner bank of the trench.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  Two of the outlaws, taking up their quarter-staves, and desiring Gurth to follow close in the rear, walked roundly forward along a by-path, which traversed the thicket and the broken ground adjacent to it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
11  The towering flames had now surmounted every obstruction, and rose to the evening skies one huge and burning beacon, seen far and wide through the adjacent country.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
12  The Preceptor Albert waited impatiently in an adjacent chamber the return of Bois-Guilbert.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
13  There were assembled in this apartment, around a large oaken table, about a dozen of the most distinguished representatives of the Saxon families in the adjacent counties.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
14  At every vacant minute he hastened to gather furze-stumps, thorn-tree roots, and other solid materials from the adjacent slopes, hiding them from cursory view.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
15  As soon as morning dawned I crept from my kennel, that I might view the adjacent cottage and discover if I could remain in the habitation I had found.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  Philip's best friend Jason lived only four houses down the block, close but not immediately adjacent.
2  Key to this assessment is the critical geographical fact that North Korea is adjacent to South Korea, an affluent democracy.
3  The blaze spread to two adjacent buildings before firefighters were able to contain it.
4  The vineyards of Verzy lie adjacent to those of Verzenay.