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 Meanings and Examples of CONSERVATION
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 n.  preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect
Classic Sentence:
1  The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 8
2  She had the neophyte's shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  The South interpreted it in different ways: the radicals received it as a complete surrender of the demand for civil and political equality; the conservatives, as a generously conceived working basis for mutual understanding.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
4  At least, it seemed worse to Frank and the conservative circles in which he moved.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
5  They were sound and conservative in politics, but they talked about motor cars and pump-guns and heaven only knew what new-fangled fads.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
6  I'm afraid you'll think I'm conservative.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
7  With all their larger vision and deeper sensibility, these men have usually been conservative, careful leaders.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
8  Nowhere, I think, could a more delightful location have been chosen for this unique educational experiment, which has attracted the attention and won the support even of conservative philanthropists in all sections of the country.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVII.
9  I remember being surprised by his graceful, conservative fox-trot--I had never seen him dance before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
10  They opposed, and sometimes with rare intelligence, conservative liberalism to the liberalism which demolishes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
11  Back of this more formal religion, the Church often stands as a real conserver of morals, a strengthener of family life, and the final authority on what is Good and Right.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In X
12  His passion for Eustacia had been a sort of conserve of his whole life, and he had nothing more of that supreme quality left to bestow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  To reclaim the Constitution from conservatives, we must realize that there is no such thing as a neutral method of interpreting the Constitution.
17  It is essentially a narrow and conservative approach to child care.
18  I assume her politics must be fairly conservative.
19  He's very conservative in his attitude to women.
20  Old people are usually more conservative than young people.
21  She takes a basically conservative view of society.
22  Children are very conservative where food is concerned, they are very loath to try anything out of the ordinary.
23  A conservative coalition of Democrat and Republican congressmen developed which could delay further reforms, and sometimes block them altogether.
24  The researchers made a conservative guess at the population of Tokyo.
25  Mr Williams is a conservative who advocates fewer government controls on business.
26  Gilmore had to perform the difficult balancing act of attracting moderate voters without losing his conservative base.
27  The conservative old guard had re-established its political supremacy.
28  The professor's a radical in politics but a conservative dresser.
29  The girl was well dressed, as usual, though in a more conservative style.
30  Older people tend to be quite conservative and a bit suspicious of any supposed advances.