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 Meanings and Examples of BODY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
body
 n.  the whole physical structure of a person or animal
 n.  the main mass of a thing
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Thence, still hugging the shadow, he edged his way cautiously forward to the nearest window, holding back his straight spare body and craning his neck till he got a glimpse of the room.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  The cat, unnoticed, had crept up on muffled paws from Zeena's seat to the table, and was stealthily elongating its body in the direction of the milk-jug, which stood between Ethan and Mattie.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  His body and brain ached with indescribable weariness, and he could think of nothing to say or to do that should arrest the mad flight of the moments.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
4  They clung to each other's hands like children, and her body shook with desperate sobs.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  Then he understood that it must be in pain: pain so excruciating that he seemed, mysteriously, to feel it shooting through his own body.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
6  She sat huddled in an arm-chair near the stove, and when I came in she turned her head quickly toward me, without the least corresponding movement of her body.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
7  Under her shapeless dress her body kept its limp immobility, and her dark eyes had the bright witch-like stare that disease of the spine sometimes gives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
8  Jeems was their body servant and, like the dogs, accompanied them everywhere.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
9  In the beginning, the Troop had been recruited exclusively from the sons of planters, a gentleman's outfit, each man supplying his own horse, arms, equipment, uniform and body servant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  This was difficult, for Scarlett had not a subtle bone in her body; and Gerald was so much like her he never failed to penetrate her weak subterfuges, even as she penetrated his.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  Her gray organdie dress, with its cherry-colored satin sash, disguised with its billows and ruffles how childishly undeveloped her body was, and the yellow hat with long cherry streamers made her creamy skin glow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
12  You would want all of a man, Scarlett, his body, his heart, his soul, his thoughts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  What a lonely feeling it was--and she had never been lonely either in body or spirit before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
14  Charles had awakened no idea of what passion might be or tenderness or true intimacy of body or spirit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  She could and did love Ashley with the last breath in her body, but that did not prevent her from inveigling other men into asking to marry her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The body has no colourful feng sf wing, mind ACTS upon mind.
17  The virus attacks a variety of cells in the body.
18  Minerals can be absorbed and utilized by the body in a variety of different forms.
19  The review body has produced a truncated version of its annual report.
20  The victim had been assailed with repeated blows to the head and body.
21  A post-mortem on the body revealed that the victim had been strangled.
22  Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
23  Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body.
24  When riches increase, the body decreases.
25  Industry keeps the body healthy, the mind clear, the heart whole, the purse full.
26  My fingers were numb and my whole body ached.
27  Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man whose body was found in Crackley Woods yesterday.
28  Straight after your last cigarette your body will begin to cleanse itself of tobacco toxins.
29  Yeah, my body is sweaty.
30  Love's mysteries in souls do grow, but yet the body in his book.