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 Meanings and Examples of CRUISE
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cruise
 v.  sail on the ocean, as for protection of commerce, search of an enemy, or for pleasure
Example Sentence:
1  Holiday-makers can also add on a week in Majorca before or after the cruise.
2  The travel agent booked our vacation cruise.
3  The aim of the cruise was to awaken an interest in and an understanding of foreign cultures.
4  Mother Nature had served up some terrible weather for their cruise.
5  Several privateer often cruise near the entrance of the channel to search big cargo.
6  The people would be docked in the port from a cruise ship.
7  A wealthy heiress is murdered aboard a luxury cruise liner, and everyone's a suspect.
8  The plane took off and climbed to cruising altitude.
9  The swimmers said the dolphins were extremely agitated and repeatedly slapped the water with their tails, presumably to try to deter the predator as it cruised nearby.
Classic Sentence:
1  The cruise itself charmed her as a romantic adventure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
2  No possible endeavor then could enable her commander to make the great passage southwards, double Cape Horn, and then running down sixty degrees of latitude arrive in the equatorial Pacific in time to cruise there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
3  It would be the greatest pleasure to him to have her there to the last moment before he sailed, and perhaps find her there still when he came in from his first cruise.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  A friend of mine and I had such a lovely cruise together off the Western Islands.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 8
5  In most American whalemen the mast-heads are manned almost simultaneously with the vessel's leaving her port; even though she may have fifteen thousand miles, and more, to sail ere reaching her proper cruising ground.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
6  Why, thou monkey," said a harpooneer to one of these lads, "we've been cruising now hard upon three years, and thou hast not raised a whale yet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
7  They seemed clad in the skins of beasts, so torn and bepatched the raiment that had survived nearly four years of cruising.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.
8  For, say they, when cruising in an empty ship, if you can get nothing better out of the world, get a good dinner out of it, at least.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
9  Penetrating further and further into the heart of the Japanese cruising ground, the Pequod was soon all astir in the fishery.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 114. The Gilder.
10  Charley was off in his battleship, cruising somewhere on the Caribbean sea.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: II
11  The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
12  During the operations of the army commanded by the prince generalissimo, a squadron had been cruising in the Mediterranean.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
13  Chartering a small native schooner, he returned with them to his vessel; and finding all right there, again resumed his cruisings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
14  "It was the first time in my life that I ever cruised on the Line," began the Englishman.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.