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advent
 n.  coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
Classic Sentence:
1  In any case, and in spite of whatever may be said, the French Revolution is the most important step of the human race since the advent of Christ.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  The disappearance of the great man was necessary to the advent of the great century.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—THE CATASTROPHE
3  The entrance of that man into the destiny of that child had been the advent of God.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
4  Where he had formerly beheld the fall of the monarchy, he now saw the advent of France.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
5  Hence the advent, apparently tardy, of the Tacituses and the Juvenals; it is in the hour for evidence, that the demonstrator makes his appearance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
6  Cosette's childhood and girlhood, her advent in the daylight, her virginal growth towards life and light, had been sheltered by that hideous devotion.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
7  Such was the young clergyman's condition, and so imminent the prospect that his dawning light would be extinguished, all untimely, when Roger Chillingworth made his advent to the town.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
8  The advent of Mrs. Gummidge with a basket, explained how the house had happened to be empty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
9  I wanted something to happen which might have the effect of freeing both Wuthering Heights and the Grange of Mr. Heathcliff quietly; leaving us as we had been prior to his advent.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  But Tony's advent brought it all home to her in a far more terrifying manner.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  But there was only one circumstance which could dislodge him, and that was the advent of a greater man.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
12  On and on and on and on he strode, far out over the sands, singing wildly to the sea, crying to greet the advent of the life that had cried to him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence:
1  Since the advent of jet aircraft, travel has been speeded up.
2  Now, with the advent and popularity of the home computer, its advantages and disadvantages have been a subject of discussion.
3  This sort of work would have been inconceivable before the advent of microprocessors.
4  Reasoning by analogy, we can come to no other conclusion, unless their advent is anticipated by the arrival of ready-made colonists from the more advanced earth, like ourselves.