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 Meanings and Examples of CULL
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cull
 v.  pick out from others; weed out; remove rejected members or parts from
Classic Sentence:
1  Mrs. Hatch swam in a haze of indeterminate enthusiasms, of aspirations culled from the stage, the newspapers, the fashion journals, and a gaudy world of sport still more completely beyond her companion's ken.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
2  The night was fast closing in, when he returned homeward: laden with flowers which he had culled, with peculiar care, for the adornment of the sick chamber.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
3  Yet he availed not to heal the stroke of the Dardanian spear-point, nor was the wound of him helped by his sleepy charms and herbs culled on the Massic hills.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
Example Sentence:
1  You should cull the words you need to study from all the flash cards.
2  The government has no plans for a wolf cull or a bounty in the province, despite concerns in the cattle industry that the predator population is out of control.
3  The lawyer culled important facts from the mass of evidence.
4  All this, needless to say, had been culled second-hand from radio reports.