CONFISCATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of confiscate
Definition:
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
Example:
If you are caught smuggling goods into the country, government will probably confiscate your goods.
Sentence in Classic:
She remembered all too vividly her struggles during those first days of Reconstruction, her fears that the soldiers and the Carpetbaggers would confiscate her money and her property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The latter do what they please, punish them, as seems good to them, and confiscate at their will those two sorry things which they entitle their industry and their liberty.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He made no answer: being occupied mentally bewailing the loss of the flute, which had been confiscated for the use of the county: so Nancy passed on to the next cell, and knocked there.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
They had not been broken by the crash of empires, the machetes of revolting slaves, war, rebellion, proscription, confiscation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Bhaer confiscated her purse, produced his own, and finished the marketing by buying several pounds of grapes, a pot of rosy daisies, and a pretty jar of honey, to be regarded in the light of a demijohn.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
The husband heard of the affair; on their way he confiscated the two magnificent beasts which were being sent to us, and substituted these horrible animals.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
In Washington the military governor, at the urgent appeal of the superintendent, opened confiscated estates to the cultivation of the fugitives, and there in the shadow of the dome gathered black farm villages.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context