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appointment
 n.  an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  We were all disposed to wonder, but it seems to have been the merciful appointment of Providence that the heart which knew no guile should not suffer.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
2  Shortly remarking that their roads were different, he departed, without more ceremony than an emphatic repetition of the hour of appointment for the following night.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  I was as well satisfied with my appointment as you can desire.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 8
4  It was the choicest gift of Heaven; and Anne viewed her friend as one of those instances in which, by a merciful appointment, it seems designed to counterbalance almost every other want.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  Anne kept her appointment; the others kept theirs, and of course she heard the next morning that they had had a delightful evening.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
6  She was sure of a pleasant reception; and her friend seemed this morning particularly obliged to her for coming, seemed hardly to have expected her, though it had been an appointment.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
7  He began playing first half-crown stakes, and then higher and higher, till he became very rich, got an appointment in India, and rose to be Governor of Madras.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
8  He had been out with his serving-man in the morning at Ross, and he had told the man that he must hurry, as he had an appointment of importance to keep at three.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
9  From that appointment he never came back alive.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
10  I invited them to meet him here, and, as you see, I made him keep the appointment.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
11  Mr. Fowler and Miss Rucastle were married, by special license, in Southampton the day after their flight, and he is now the holder of a government appointment in the island of Mauritius.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
12  He scribbled the appointment on his shirt-cuff and hurried off in his strange, peering, absent-minded fashion.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
13  Our clients were punctual to their appointment, for the clock had just struck ten when Dr. Mortimer was shown up, followed by the young baronet.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
14  That opening of the door which I had heard after I had returned to my room might mean that he had gone out to keep some clandestine appointment.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
15  It was clear that there was already an understanding between them and that they had met by appointment.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
Example Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
16  Her appointment was seen as a consolation prize after she lost the election.
17  The appointment is now generally admitted to have been a mistake.
18  Her appointment as leader revitalized the party.
19  His promotion to manager was a popular appointment.
20  The appointment of research officer will be for two years in the first instance.
21  Mr Fay is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Royal Society.
22  Her appointment was a significant, though/albeit temporary success.
23  Mr. Straw's appointment as Foreign Secretary has triggered speculation in London about the Prime Minister's motives for the change.
24  After his appointment to this eminent position, he seldom had time for his former friends.
25  The governor's appointment of his brother-in-law to the State Supreme Court was a flagrant violation of the state laws against nepotism.
26  We had to reschedule the doctor's appointment.
27  The Prime Minister appointed some new ministers to ginger up her administration.
28  He was recently appointed chief economist at the Bank of Scotland.
29  She has become the self - appointed guardian of the nation's conscience.
30  The commission appointed a special investigator to conduct its own inquiry.