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 Meanings and Examples of BUD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bud
 n.  one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  The bud has flowered; the flower has fallen.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
2  She was gone in her own soft rapture, like a forest soughing with the dim, glad moan of spring, moving into bud.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  It was a warm spring day, with a perfume of earth and of yellow flowers, many things rising to bud, and the garden still with the very sap of sunshine.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
4  She stood in the little front garden, looking at the dewy flowers, the grey bed of pinks in bud already.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
5  He had brought columbines and campions, and new-mown hay, and oak-tufts and honeysuckle in small bud.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
6  As if alarmed, it descended on the right side of the barrow, with the glide of a water-drop down a bud, and then vanished.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
7  Tall ferns buried her in their leafage whenever her path lay through them, which now formed miniature forests, though not one stem of them would remain to bud the next year.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
8  He had nipped in the bud the possible meeting between Eustacia and her old lover this very night.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
9  The present season was indeed divine; the flowers of spring bloomed in the hedges, while those of summer were already in bud.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
10  The birds sang in more cheerful notes, and the leaves began to bud forth on the trees.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 12
11  I observed then, for the first time, that the boots he had on were a good deal the worse for wear, and that his stocking was just breaking out in one place, like a bud.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
12  The south wind blew Dora, and the wild flowers in the hedges were all Doras, to a bud.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
13  My pretty little Dora's face would fall, and she would make her mouth into a bud again, as if she would very much prefer to shut mine with a kiss.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
14  It is a simple daisy, just bursting out of the bud.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
15  She was like some rare flower grown for exhibition, a flower from which every bud had been nipped except the crowning blossom of her beauty.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
Example Sentence:
1  Many serious illnesses can be nipped in the bud if they are detected early enough.
2  It is important to recognize jealousy and to nip it in the bud before it gets out of hand.
3  The first thing to be thought of is to pluck the disease in its bud, which is best done by injections.
4  Rose buds are near the burst.
5  Willow trees breaking out into buds foretell the coming of spring.
6  Rosanna's favourite time is early summer, just before the buds open.
7  A plant cultivated for an edible part, such as the root of the beet, the leaf of spinach, or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower.
8  A wine taster must have a discriminating palate and a keen olfactory sense, for a good wine appeals both to the taste buds and to the nose.
9  Always singing at the top of her lungs, the budding Brunhilde never learned to modulate her voice.
10  As a budding nutritionist, Kim has learned to design diets that contain foods rich in this important nutrient.