CHALICE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHALICE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  goblet; bowl-shaped drinking vessel; large drinking cup, often having stem and base
Classic Sentence:
1  The chalice flowing to the brim.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  There he lay, solemn and copious, vested as for the altar, his large hands loosely retaining a chalice.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE SISTERS
3  These noises converged in a single sensation of life for me: I imagined that I bore my chalice safely through a throng of foes.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In ARABY
4  A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  In a small room adjoining the cathedral, visitors can see this ornately decorated chalice made by famous European goldsmith.
2  Our destiny offers not the cup of despair, but the chalice of opportunity.