ALLOY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLOY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
alloy
 v.  combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate
Classic Sentence:
1  By nonsense he meant fancy; and truly it is probable she was as free from any alloy of that nature, as any human being not arrived at the perfection of an absolute idiot, ever was.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
2  Besides, that would be all recreation and indulgence, without the wholesome alloy of labour, and I do not like to eat the bread of idleness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  That was a fact beyond a doubt, and without an alloy.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  But in sorrow she must be equally carried away by her fancy, and as far beyond consolation as in pleasure she was beyond alloy.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
5  All this made the feast delightful, and when the waiter was not there to watch me, my pleasure was without alloy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
6  If it had been Sid, she would have had no misgivings to alloy her delight; but since it was Tom, she watched the bottle clandestinely.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  I was silent; Helen had calmed me; but in the tranquillity she imparted there was an alloy of inexpressible sadness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Our concern for Dwight Gooden, who injured his pitching arm in the game, will alloy our delight at the Yankees' victory.
2  In its ideal form, the alloy is a crystal with each element occupying specific crystal locations relative to one another.
3  His exaltation had but one alloy, and that record in sand was fast washing out, under the waves of happiness that were sweeping over it now.
4  The furnace men smelt tin with copper to create a special alloy used in making bells.
5  His exaltation had but one alloy -- the memory of his humiliation in this angel's garden -- and that record in sand was fast washing out, under the waves of happiness that were sweeping over it now.
6  During the course of his metallurgical research, the scientist developed a steel alloy of tremendous strength.
7  It was made of rustproof alloy.
8  There is no joy without alloy.
9  The worker worked in a little copper with the alloy.