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 Meanings and Examples of CONVERSION
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conversion
 n.  change; transformation
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I indulged a faint hope that his conversion would lead him to emancipate his slaves, and that, if he did not do this, it would, at any rate, make him more kind and humane.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  If it had any effect on his character, it made him more cruel and hateful in all his ways; for I believe him to have been a much worse man after his conversion than before.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  Prior to his conversion, he relied upon his own depravity to shield and sustain him in his savage barbarity; but after his conversion, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  It will be perceived, that like all new converts to a religion, his conversion intoxicated him, he hurled himself headlong into adhesion and he went too far.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
5  "Agreed, as to the old Burgundy; I have no objection to that," said Aramis, from whom the letter and the gold had removed, as by magic, his ideas of conversion.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF
6  The result was a conversion of a kind quite common today.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
7  Depravity, Sin, Redemption, Heaven, Hell, and Damnation are preached twice a Sunday after the crops are laid by; and few indeed of the community have the hardihood to withstand conversion.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
8  Let a commonwealth, then, be constituted in the country where a great equality is found or has been made; and, conversely, let a princedom be constituted where great inequality prevails.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LV.
9  Kennicott, Sam Clark, Jackson Elder, young Dr. McGanum, and James Madison Howland, teetering on their toes near the stove, conversed with the sedate pomposity of the commercialist.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  In fact, the artist's design seemed this: a final theory of my own, partly based upon the aggregated opinions of many aged persons with whom I conversed upon the subject.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  His companions, who conversed apart in the language of their tribe, heeded not this sudden and earnest appeal.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
12  Hawkeye and the Mohicans conversed earnestly together in Delaware for a few moments, when each quietly took his post, in order to execute the plan they had speedily devised.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
13  The warriors had reassembled, and were now calmly smoking, while they conversed gravely on the chief incidents of their recent expedition to the head of the Horican.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
14  The warriors were lounging in groups, musing more than they conversed and when a few words were uttered, speaking like men who deeply weighed their opinions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
15  The youth, on guard duty one night, conversed across the stream with one of them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (142 in 10 pages)
16  She fell into a conversation with a man at the bar.
17  He drags his war stories into every conversation.
18  By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.
19  Clearly she had no wish for conversation.
20  Your conversation is the mirror of your thoughts.
21  Drag up a chair and join the conversation.
22  She was engaged in conversation with a client.
23  Barry had obviously come in on the tail-end of the conversation.
24  Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
25  There was a brief pause in the conversation.
26  Our conversation came to an abrupt end when George burst into the room.
27  There was a hubbub of excited conversation from over a thousand people.
28  Anna felt shut out of the conversation.
29  Clare and Phil were deeply immersed in conversation.
30  He slipped out during a pause in the conversation.