BUCK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of buck
Definition:
v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
Example:
John is trying to buck for a promotion.
Sentence in Classic:
The old man was a buck of the King Edward school, who thought life was life and the scribbling fellows were something else.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
A dim line of ancestors, in every variety of dress, from the Elizabethan knight to the buck of the Regency, stared down upon us and daunted us by their silent company.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
In another moment the twang of the cord was heard, a white streak was seen glancing into the bushes, and the wounded buck plunged from the cover, to the very feet of his hidden enemy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He is despotic, and unmerciful to insubordination; he would shoot a fellow down with as little remorse as he would shoot a buck, if he opposed him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Buck and his ma and all of them smoked cob pipes, except the nigger woman, which was gone, and the two young women.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Mark, however, I will but assign thee three bucks every season; but if that do not prove an apology for thy slaying thirty, I am no Christian knight nor true king.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
As for sex, the last of the great words, it was just a cocktail term for an excitement that bucked you up for a while, then left you more raggy than ever.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context