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considerable
 a.  worthy of consideration; large in amount, extent, or degree
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Gregson and Lestrade had watched the manoeuvres of their amateur companion with considerable curiosity and some contempt.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  Sherlock Holmes and I read these notices over together at breakfast, and they appeared to afford him considerable amusement.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
3  Mr. Gregson, who had listened to this address with considerable impatience, could contain himself no longer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
4  Soon there were five buckets of frothing creamy milk at which many of the animals looked with considerable interest.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
5  A little awkwardly, as though not quite used to supporting his considerable bulk in that position, but with perfect balance, he was strolling across the yard.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
6  "Here, sir," said Poole, and gave into his hands a considerable packet sealed in several places.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
7  Mr. Gradgrind walked homeward from the school, in a state of considerable satisfaction.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
8  Nay, he made this foil of his so very widely known, that third parties took it up, and handled it on some occasions with considerable briskness.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
9  The round of visits was made; and Mr. James Harthouse, with a discreet use of his blue coaching, came off triumphantly, though with a considerable accession of boredom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
10  Some train had newly arrived in Coketown, which had put a number of vehicles in motion, and scattered a considerable bustle about the town.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
11  Their numbers amounted to ten men, of whom the two who rode foremost seemed to be persons of considerable importance, and the others their attendants.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
12  Isaac's own share in this transaction was considerable, and he well knew that the Prince's eager desire to bring it to a conclusion would ensure him his protection in the dilemma in which he stood.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
13  After this fourth encounter, there was a considerable pause; nor did it appear that any one was very desirous of renewing the contest.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  Here he made a considerable pause, and Gurth had good hope that the last three pieces might escape the fate of their comrades; but the enumeration proceeded.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  The summons, however, seemed of importance, for a considerable degree of bustle instantly took place in the castle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (117 in 8 pages)
16  She argued her case with considerable passion.
17  The rail strike is likely to cause considerable public inconvenience.
18  He was a man of forceful character, with considerable insight and diplomatic skills.
19  The fire caused considerable damage to the church.
20  The coach showed considerable tactical shrewdness.
21  The number of students at a college can be subject to considerable fluctuation.
22  He exerted considerable influence on the thinking of the scientific community on these issues.
23  The recent rise in crime is a matter of considerable public concern.
24  It is not surprising that such a view has led to very considerable conflict.
25  She is a woman of considerable culture.
26  The test of benefit of a class leaves the courts considerable discretion as to how to define the class.
27  Police work involves a considerable degree of flexibility and discretion.
28  Chuan had been under considerable pressure to appoint the Democrat Party secretary-general, Maj.
29  There is a considerable element of danger in her job.
30  The rump of the party does in fact still have considerable assets.