COMPARATIVELY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of comparatively
Definition:
ad. relatively; in comparison
Example:
I am optimistic enough to hope that we shall sail in comparatively smooth waters.
Sentence in Classic:
Rumour reported that Drebber had managed to convert a large part of his property into money, and that he had departed a wealthy man, while his companion, Stangerson, was comparatively poor.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He must have perfectly understood that the servants would all be in bed at that comparatively early hour, and that no one could possibly hear a bell ring in the kitchen.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was a desperate case, and it was comparatively early days with him then, and he worked it to general admiration; in fact, it may almost be said to have made him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
When she reached the more wealthy quarter of the town, the streets were comparatively deserted; and here her headlong progress excited a still greater curiosity in the stragglers whom she hurried past.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
They were all locked, as I had expected, and the locks were comparatively new; but I went down the stone stairs to the hall where I had entered originally.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Charles Hamilton had not risen with the others and, finding himself comparatively alone with Scarlett, he leaned closer and, with the daring born of new love, whispered a confession.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It was a much safer place for a gentleman in his predicament: he might there be important at comparatively little expense.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
Then when he moved the light to the other parts of the picture he found an interment of Christ shown in the usual way, it was also a comparatively new painting.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
It seemed hardly possible that by such comparatively small mouthfuls he could keep up the vitality diffused through so broad, baronial, and superb a person.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
I was comparatively a young woman then, and I might have had another family by this time, and have been comforted by them for the failure of this one son.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
As the day approached when he was to leave her for a comparatively long stay, she grew melting and affectionate, remembering his many acts of consideration and his repeated expressions of an ardent attachment.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context