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 Meanings and Examples of ATTIRE
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attire
 n.  clothes, especially fine or formal ones; dress
Classic Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
1  "No, Pa, I'm no tattletale like Suellen," she assured him, standing off to view his rearranged attire with a judicious air.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  "Bring him in," she said shortly, embarrassed at her attire, infuriated at Gerald for putting her in a position where this man could laugh at her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  Useless for the patriotic Mrs. Merriwether to upbraid her daughter and point out that homespun was the proper bridal attire for a Confederate bride.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  She hated him, sitting there in his dandified attire, taunting her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  The ill-assorted and injudicious attire of the individual only served to render his awkwardness more conspicuous.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
6  The young Huron was in his war paint, and very little of a finely molded form was concealed by his attire.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
7  There was nothing in the air or attire of this Indian that would seem to entitle him to such a distinction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
8  He was far above the more vulgar superstitions of his tribe, and so soon as he recognized the well-known attire of the conjurer, he prepared to pass it in cool contempt.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
9  Finally, the Mohican himself reappeared, divested of all his attire, except his girdle and leggings, and with one-half of his fine features hid under a cloud of threatening black.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
10  Though not a vaunting and bloodily disposed Goliath," returned David, drawing a sling from beneath his parti-colored and uncouth attire, "I have not forgotten the example of the Jewish boy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
11  The child stood gravely regarding his mother in her new and strange attire, observing a profound silence, and occasionally drawing deep sighs, and peeping at her from under his dark curls.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  de Breze, who was all astonishment at finding that this young man had the audacity to enter before the king in such attire.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries.
13  Teresa uttered a cry of joy, and, without inquiring whence this attire came, or even thanking Luigi, darted into the grotto, transformed into a dressing-room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
14  Vampa in this attire resembled a painting by Leopold Robert, or Schnetz.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
15  He was dressed in a common gray blouse and velvet cap, but his carefully arranged hair, beard and mustache, all of the richest and glossiest black, ill accorded with his plebeian attire.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
Example Sentence:
1  I will attire my Jane in satin and lace, and she shall have roses in her hair; and I will cover the head I love best with a priceless veil.
2  Many people commented on the contrast between the prim attire of the young lady and the inappropriate clothing worn by her escort.
3  He was as famous for the sartorial splendor of his attire as he was for his acting.
4  Beauty gains little, and homeliness and deformity lose much, by gaudy attire.