ADULT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of adult
Definition:
n. one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown
Example:
Not clear from the video if the adult is a man or woman, but he or she is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child.
Sentence in Classic:
The supply of adult women was running short, and polygamy without a female population on which to draw was a barren doctrine indeed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The old men and boys of the Home Guard marched by, the graybeards almost too weary to lift their feet, the boys wearing the faces of tired children, confronted too early with adult problems.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I confess, that since Jonah, few whalemen have penetrated very far beneath the skin of the adult whale; nevertheless, I have been blessed with an opportunity to dissect him in miniature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Only ten per cent of the adult population was born in the county, and yet the blacks outnumber the whites four or five to one.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Only Ashley and Rhett eluded her understanding and her control for they were both adults, and the elements of boyishness were lacking in them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It was fully a week before they were all normal again, and meantime, with whining children and cross adults, the house was not a pleasant place to live in.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
We often forget that in the United States over half the youth and adults are not in the world earning incomes, but are making homes, learning of the world, or resting after the heat of the strife.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context