ADJACENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of adjacent
Definition:
a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Example:
Philip's best friend Jason lived only four houses down the block, close but not immediately adjacent.
Sentence in Classic:
The water was out, over miles and miles of the flat country adjacent to Yarmouth; and every sheet and puddle lashed its banks, and had its stress of little breakers setting heavily towards us.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Not stumbling on the means after all, I was fain to go out to the adjacent Lodge and get the watchman there to come with his lantern.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
We saw it in all its grandeur, perched a thousand feet on the summit of a sheer precipice, and with seemingly a great gap between it and the steep of the adjacent mountain on any side.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The soft shade of their niche, and the adjacent glitter of the air, were conducive to an easy lounging mood, and to the smoking of many cigarettes; and Selden, yielding to these influences, suffered Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
At the sound of the fireworks the carriages instantly broke ranks, and retired by the adjacent streets.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Perhaps no district throughout the wide extent of the intermediate frontiers can furnish a livelier picture of the cruelty and fierceness of the savage warfare of those periods than the country which lies between the head waters of the Hudson and the adjacent lakes.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
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 Context