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 Meanings and Examples of DENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  cavity; a depression scratched or carved into a surface
Classic Sentence:
1  You might easily dent it with your thumb; it is of a hue between yellow and ash colour.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
2  Villefort remained silent for a moment, and dented his pale cheeks with his nails.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
3  He flapped a drowsy welcoming hand at her from the expanse of quilt and dented pillows.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
4  But on the occasion in question, those dents looked deeper, even as his nervous step that morning left a deeper mark.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
5  I could feel the soft, shivering touch of the lips on the super-sensitive skin of my throat, and the hard dents of two sharp teeth, just touching and pausing there.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  There was a large dent in the passenger door.
2  We're here to put a dent in the universe.
3  Memory is heel, lonesome is dent, I a person coexistence.
4  I said it would be simpler to get the discount since the dent is cosmetic not structural.
5  It was feared that cuts in the output would send prices even higher and dent global economic growth.
6  I dropped a hammer on the floor, and it dented the floorboard.
7  The impact dented our car's fender.
8  The impact of the stones made little dents in the metal.