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 Meanings and Examples of CASTE
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caste
 n.  any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She had intended that the negroes should do the field work, while she and the convalescent girls attended to the house, but here she was confronted with a caste feeling even stronger than her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  Thousands of house servants, the highest caste in the slave population, remained with their white folks, doing manual labor which had been beneath them in the old days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  She wished that she could work in the mill; that she did not belong to the caste of professional-man's-wife.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  They were a special caste, neither above nor below the Haydocks, but apart, artists and adventurers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  In the most cultured sections and cities of the South the Negroes are a segregated servile caste, with restricted rights and privileges.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
6  With a cultured parentage and a social caste to uphold him, he might have made a venturesome merchant or a West Point cadet.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IV
7  They who live without knew not nor dreamed of that full power within, that mighty inspiration which the dull gauze of caste decreed that most men should not know.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XII
8  While I was in charge of the Indian boys at Hampton, I had one or two experiences which illustrate the curious workings of caste in America.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
9  He spared neither rank nor caste.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
10  The body of street Arabs in Paris almost constitutes a caste.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI...
11  This reasoning was clear and instantaneous; so that without giving time to the Inquisitor to recover from his surprise, he pierced him through and through, and cast him beside the Jew.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In IX
12  The Bishop cast a glance round the apartment, and seemed to be taking measures and calculations with his eyes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
13  The sufferer, who had been so gloomy and cast down on the preceding day, was radiant.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
14  He cast a fresh glance upon the stranger, took three steps backwards, placed the lamp on the table, and took his gun down from the wall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
15  The child was standing with his back to the sun, which cast threads of gold in his hair and empurpled with its blood-red gleam the savage face of Jean Valjean.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
Example Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
16  The boy cast a stone into the water.
17  My world, you don't care; Your world, I was cast out.
18  The comments cast a slur on her character.
19  The customer cast his money on the counter and left.
20  They cast their plan in great detail.
21  She cast a welcoming smile in his direction.
22  The director gave the cast a short respite before the next scene.
23  The director cast John as Hamlet.
24  The director cast me as a mad priest.
25  He cast his expert eye on the gardener's work.
26  I would be grateful if he could cast an expert eye over it and tell me what he thought of it.
27  The figure was cast in bronze.
28  When Henry became King, he cast aside all his former friends.
29  For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
30  She cast an anguished look at Guy.