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 Meanings and Examples of CORPOREAL
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corporeal
 a.  bodily; of a material nature; tangible
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
3  I suppose now you do not believe in corporeal transference.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  Reactionary as it is, corporal punishment is better than nothing.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: IX
5  I won't inflict corporal punishment on you," he says, "or put you in the rack.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
6  You'd look fine, said a corporal, chaffing a thin little soldier who bent under the weight of his knapsack.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
7  He said he would not have been taken, it was not his fault but the corporal's who had sent him to seize some horsecloths, though he had told him the Russians were there.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
8  I am not merely civil to him but obey him like a corporal, though I am his senior.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
9  And the corporal leaned against the door and offered Pierre his pipe, though whenever he offered it Pierre always declined it.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
10  Pierre inquired what was being said about leaving, and the corporal told him that nearly all the troops were starting and there ought to be an order about the prisoners that day.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
11  Sokolov, one of the soldiers in the shed with Pierre, was dying, and Pierre told the corporal that something should be done about him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
12  And after chatting a while longer, the corporal went away.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
13  Some of the prisoners who had heard Pierre talking to the corporal immediately asked what the Frenchman had said.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
14  Just as Pierre reached the door, the corporal who had offered him a pipe the day before came up to it with two soldiers.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIII
15  The corporal and soldiers were in marching kit with knapsacks and shakos that had metal straps, and these changed their familiar faces.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
16  The rule applies where a person owns stock in a corporation.
17  The Disney corporation has announced that it's buying Pixar film studios for more than seven-billion dollars.
18  The value of corporation stock doubled during the past year.
19  Today when a corporation loses a court decision the universal punishment they incur is that they are made to pay a fine.
20  The Disney corporation in the United States has announced that it's buying Pixar film studio for more than seven-billion dollars.
21  The lawyers sought to examine the books of the defunct corporation.
22  From a legal viewpoint, there are three common types of businesses: sole proprietorship, partnership and corporation.
23  A reduction in corporate tax should act as a stimulus to economic activity.
24  The more recent members of staff regard the change in corporate culture with a certain indifference.
25  Investment in new product development is an essential ingredient of corporate success.
26  The corporate giants try to drive down wages in order to make superprofits.
27  Corporate bodies Numbers in brackets indicate that a corporate body or its activities are discussed in the document concerned.
28  Gage proposed cutting costs by using volunteers for the labor and corporate sponsors for the equipment.
29  The owner opened a corporate checking account at the bank.
30  It does not say anything explicit about the legitimacy of corporate power in relation to society generally.