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declaration
 n.  announcement; explicit statement; formal public statement
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Elinor started at this declaration, and was sorry for the warmth she had been betrayed into, in speaking of him.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
2  Elinor could not hear the declaration, nor witness its proofs without sometimes wondering whether her mother ever recollected Edward.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45
3  Which was, I suppose, as false a declaration as ever was made; for I was inwardly crying for her then, and I know what I know of the pain she cost me afterwards.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
4  We all acknowledged that we felt this something of a disappointment; but Mrs. Gummidge said she felt it more than we did, and shed tears again, and made that former declaration with great bitterness.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
5  I picture myself taking courage to make a declaration to Miss Larkins.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
6  I provided, and sent down by the Norwood coach the night before, a delicate little hamper, amounting in itself, I thought, almost to a declaration.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
7  At last, arrayed for the purpose at a vast expense, I went to Miss Mills's, fraught with a declaration.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
8  Accordingly, I told Agnes about my declaration of poverty, about the cookery-book, the housekeeping accounts, and all the rest of it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
9  I had such implicit confidence in her declaration, that I then put it to Mr. Peggotty, whether it would not seem, in the onset, like distrusting her, to follow her any farther.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
10  There is no question here of a declaration of war, but simply the expression of a human Christian feeling.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 15
11  All of a sudden he heaves all the tea in Boston Harbor overboard, and whacks out a declaration of independence, and dares them to come on.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII.
12  Yes, but they will make you then sign your declaration, and confront you with him you have denounced; I will supply you with the means of supporting your accusation, for I know the fact well.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Conspiracy.
13  It required all Villefort's coolness not to betray the terror with which this declaration of the king inspired him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
14  "It is the declaration of Cardinal Spada, and the will so long sought for," replied Edmond, still incredulous.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
15  Had a thunderbolt fallen in the midst of the spectators of this unexpected scene, it would not have surprised them more than did Albert's declaration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 90. The Meeting.
Example Sentence: (79 in 6 pages)
1  The declaration asked governments to consider introducing new environmental taxes.
2  The Secretary General says the declaration must now be backed up by concrete and effective actions.
3  The Russian leader received a ringing declaration of support yesterday.
4  Some delegates believe the final declaration is likely to be too timorous.
5  At the recent convention a declaration was adopted.
6  The decree stopped short of a full declaration of independence.
7  They will sign the declaration tomorrow.
8  The five permanent members of the Security Council will now share the task of making an early assessment of the declaration.
9  The Clinton team made their declaration early, ahead of the legal deadline and ahead of their main rival, Senator Barack Obama.
10  But another conservative paper said it was tantamount to a declaration of war to deprive a country of its right to nuclear technology.
11  When Mark told Mona he loved her, she dismissed his earnest declaration with a flippant "Oh, you say that to all the girls!".
12  An official or authoritarian declaration; a proclamation or an edict.
13  Tokyo was plunged into two "lost" decades of stagnation after it prevented zombie companies from declaring bankruptcy – even blocking petitions from bondholders in the courts - when a property collapse exposed debts many times the value of their businesses.
14  By declaring him sane, the jury implied that he had a moral sense.
15  The defense attorney argued that the judge should declare a mistrial.