ADJUSTMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of adjustment
Definition:
n. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
Example:
This form is used by an individual to request an adjustment to an individual income tax return.
Sentence in Classic:
He had been at his loom full half an hour, thinking about this old woman, when, having occasion to move round the loom for its adjustment, he glanced through a window which was in his corner, and saw her still looking up at the pile of building, lost in admiration.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context
It is invariably saddening to look through new eyes at things upon which you have expended your own powers of adjustment.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
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 Context
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 Context
But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context