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 Sentences of considerable
Definition:
a. worthy of consideration; large in amount, extent, or degree
a. significant; worth considering; large in amount
Example:
The Tigers are insisting on an interim administration for the north east of the island, giving them considerable powers.
The back-to-back accidents dealt a considerable blow to the fledgling commercial space launch industry.
Sentence in Classic:
Gregson and Lestrade had watched the manoeuvres 9 of their amateur companion with considerable curiosity and some contempt.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Merryweather is the chairman of directors, and he will explain to you that there are reasons why the more daring criminals of London should take a considerable interest in this cellar at present.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It came out in evidence that Colonel Moran and young Adair had, between them, won a considerable amount of money.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He hopped around the cabin considerable, first on one leg and then on the other, holding first one shin and then the other one, and at last he let out with his left foot all of a sudden and fetched the tub a rattling kick.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
This time he thought he could detect colicky symptoms, and he began to encourage them with considerable hope.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Soon there were five buckets of frothing creamy milk at which many of the animals looked with considerable interest.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
A third has advanced along the Vladimir road, and a fourth, rather considerable detachment is stationed between Ruza and Mozhaysk.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We dined soon after I awoke, off a roast fowl and a pudding; I sitting at table, not unlike a trussed bird myself, and moving my arms with considerable difficulty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She had been struck with something blunt and heavy, on the head and spine; after the blows were dealt, something heavy had been thrown down at her with considerable violence, as she lay on her face.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context
Fagin, who had had considerable experience of such matters in his time, saw, with great satisfaction, that she was very far gone indeed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context