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 Meanings and Examples of ADJUST
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 v.  adapt; regulate
Example Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  The opera house was handed over by the builders nearly a year ago, but it's taken many months to install new stage machinery and to adjust the acoustics.
2  For people who had grown up believing in the communist ideology, it was hard to adjust to capitalism.
3  Because the smog will obscure our view, we have to adjust original plan.
4  I request to adjust the tilt of my writing table.
5  He can't adjust himself to the whirl of modern life in this big city.
6  He could not adjust himself to the sultry climate of the tropics.
7  In psychology, a behavior or trait is adaptive when it helps an individual adjust within a changing social environment.
8  Turn/Twiddle the little knob to adjust the volume.
9  He stopped to try to adjust his vision to the faint starlight.
10  You can adjust the height of the chair.
11  We have been preparing our fighters to adjust themselves to civil society.
12  It can be difficult to adjust to being a parent.
13  Sometimes happiness is just a matter of attitude adjustment.
14  Some adjustment of the lens may be necessary.
15  She went through a period of emotional adjustment after her marriage broke up.
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  The siege went on through the hot days of July, thundering days following nights of sullen, ominous stillness, and the town began to adjust itself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  It was not in Carreen's delicate nature to adjust herself to change.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  For a moment her mind could not adjust itself to his words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  If they haven't adjusted to peace yet, they couldn't adjust to me.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
5  He looked blankly indulgent, and yawned, and condescended, "That's a pretty slick arrangement on the radiator, so you can adjust it at any temperature you want."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  But we heeded them not, going along wheeling the barrow by turns, and Queequeg now and then stopping to adjust the sheath on his harpoon barbs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
7  She was endeavoring to adjust the bunch of violets which had become loose from its fastening in her hair.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
8  Conditions would some way adjust themselves, she felt; but whatever came, she had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
9  Our body is like a perfect watch that should go for a certain time; the watchmaker cannot open it, he can only adjust it by fumbling, and that blindfold.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIX
10  He did what he could in its adjustment on the couch, but the best that he could do was to cover it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
11  This adjustment, I say, must have been done, and done well; done indeed for all Time, in the space of Time across which my machine had leaped.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
12  But my mind was already in revolution; my guesses and impressions were slipping and sliding to a new adjustment.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
13  Gradually, Scarlett drew courage from the brave faces of her friends and from the merciful adjustment which nature makes when what cannot be cured must be endured.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  TABLEAUX VIVANTS depend for their effect not only on the happy disposal of lights and the delusive-interposition of layers of gauze, but on a corresponding adjustment of the mental vision.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
15  The liberalizing tendencies of the latter half of the eighteenth century brought, along with kindlier relations between black and white, thoughts of ultimate adjustment and assimilation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III