1 'I don't quite understand that definition,' answered Arkady.
2 In fact, I believe that the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyContext Highlight In PART 1: VIII
3 And having entered on the path of definition, of which he was fond, Napoleon suddenly and unexpectedly gave a new one.
4 In the first case, if inevitability were possible without freedom we should have reached a definition of inevitability by the laws of inevitability itself, that is, a mere form without content.
5 Just so the force of man's free will is distinguished by reason from the other forces of nature only by the definition reason gives it.
6 It's merely a matter of definition.
7 However contracted, that definition is the result of expanded meditation.
8 But the last term of the definition is still more cogent, as coupled with the first.
9 Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon.
10 Amy's definition of Jo's idea of independence was such a good hit that both burst out laughing, and the discussion took a more amiable turn.
11 Administering the definition like Tar-water.
12 Give me your definition of a horse.
13 It was the most premature definition ever given.
14 The law of all is liberty, which ends where the liberty of others begins, according to Robespierre's admirable definition.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
15 "He has a rough tongue, but he is a gentleman," Gerald had definitely arrived.