CARNIVAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CARNIVAL
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 n.  festivity; traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows
Classic Sentence:
1  Dazzled by these tales, freedom became a never-ending picnic, a barbecue every day of the week, a carnival of idleness and theft and insolence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  He returned with an entirely new group, and this time there were three automobile fenders and a carnival rattle.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
3  I wouldn't care whether it was a laboratory or a carnival.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
4  That illustrious building was to Hugh a carnival.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  He held a little carnival of joy on horseback.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
6  She passed now dancing lightly across his memory as she had been that night at the carnival ball, her white dress a little lifted, a white spray nodding in her hair.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
7  There are great, frowning precipices and much falling water, and Nature seem to have held sometime her carnival.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  Suddenly the bell that gives the signal for the end of the carnival sounded, and at the same instant all the moccoletti were extinguished as if by enchantment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
9  Many nations are represented, many languages spoken, many costumes worn, and on a sunny day the spectacle is as gay and brilliant as a carnival.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
Example Sentence:
1  The armed thieves used a carnival street parade as cover for their getaway.