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 Meanings and Examples of CHARACTERIZE
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characterize
 v.  distinguish; be characteristic of; be a distinctive trait or mark of
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  She was a hired nurse, the wife of one of the turnkeys, and her countenance expressed all those bad qualities which often characterize that class.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
2  The author hopes she has done justice to that nobility, generosity, and humanity, which in many cases characterize individuals at the South.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  The words which characterize it in administrative language are sonorous and dignified.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—PRESENT PROGRESS
4  Looking now at the county black population as a whole, it is fair to characterize it as poor and ignorant.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
5  But, when Mrs. Wilkes, "a great lady and with a rare gift for silence," as Gerald characterized her, told her husband one evening, after Gerald's horse had pounded down the driveway.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  They were gentle, quiet spoken, reserved people and not given to even the amiable bickering that characterized most Atlanta families.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
7  This particular season Mrs. Peniston would have characterized as that in which everybody "felt poor" except the Welly Brys and Mr. Simon Rosedale.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
8  He raised the lid of the desk, and saw within it a cheque-book and a few packets of bills and letters, arranged with the orderly precision which characterized all her personal habits.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
9  Cora was seated nigh them, a calm and amused looker-on; regarding the wayward movements of her more youthful sister with that species of maternal fondness which characterized her love for Alice.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
10  His course was characterized by no extraordinary demonstrations of cruelty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  Having got them fairly on board, and the boat being off, he came round, with that air of efficiency which ever characterized him, to take a review of them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
12  The speaker whom he addressed was our sometime friend Marks, who, with that valuable perseverance which characterized him, had come on to Sandusky, seeking whom he might devour.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  Noirtier left the room when he had finished, with the same calmness that had characterized him during the whole of this remarkable and trying conversation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
14  The lawyer was a young man with light hair whose face expressed a hundred times more emotion than that which characterized the prisoner.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
15  The ultras marked the first epoch of Royalism, congregation characterized the second.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
Example Sentence:
1  It's hard to characterize the cultural effects, although easier to the vital economic impact on China's neighbors.
2  Clarity and reasonableness in this essay again characterize Chris's writing.
3  It's hard to characterize the cultural effects, although easier to tally the vital economic impact on China's neighbors.
4  I told him I knew nothing of him myself; I had heard him characterized as a cunning man.
5  A blizzard is a severe winter storm condition characterized by low temperatures, strong winds, and heavy blowing snow.
6  The storms that once characterized their relationship seem to have abated, perhaps leading to an unusually serene last summit in Paris.
7  Squash is characterized as a "high-impact" exercise that can place strain on the joints, notably the knees.
8  Hornbill is bird characterized by a long, down-curved bill.
9  The author characterized the leading character in the novel as a dauntless hero.
10  This election campaign has been characterized by violence.
11  The era was characterized by political and cultural turbulence.
12  The group was characterized as being well-educated and liberal.
13  He characterized briefly the main trend in the world today.
14  A feature that characterizes all anteaters is an extremely slow metabolic rate.