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 Sentences of conceive
Definition:
v. form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
Example:
I asked was it a mere nervous impression--a delusion? I could not conceive or believe: it was more like an inspiration.
"That’s how it was conceived, really. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron."
Sentence in Classic:
She knew that this was how it would be, and at the same time it was so awful that she could not even conceive what it would end in.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He could not conceive how at this moment of their meeting she could remember and think of her son, of divorce.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They could not believe it indeed, for they could not take in the immensity of all they habitually enjoyed, and so could not conceive that what they were destroying was the very thing they lived by.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He could not conceive that a stupid chance, letting the seven be dealt to the right rather than to the left, might deprive him of all this happiness, newly appreciated and newly illumined, and plunge him into the depths of unknown and undefined misery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They had not as many visitors as before, but the old habits of life without which the count and countess could not conceive of existence remained unchanged.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The man who does not understand the construction of the machine cannot conceive that the small connecting cogwheel which revolves quietly is one of the most essential parts of the machine, and not the shaving which merely harms and hinders the working.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After tea, when the door was shut and all was made snug (the nights being cold and misty now), it seemed to me the most delicious retreat that the imagination of man could conceive.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I cannot conceive why everybody of his standing who visited at our house should always have put me through the same inflammatory process under similar circumstances.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Believe me, I could conceive of no greater blessing than to reside, if not under the same roof as yourselves, at all events in your immediate neighbourhood.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
All his life was lived in the sight and sound of Mattie Silver, and he could no longer conceive of its being otherwise.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
It had always seemed to Selden that experience offered a great deal besides the sentimental adventure, yet he could vividly conceive of a love which should broaden and deepen till it became the central fact of life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context