DESTINE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DESTINE
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destine
 v.  decree or designate beforehand; fate
Classic Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
1  Good brother," replied the inhabitant of the hermitage, "it has pleased Our Lady and St Dunstan to destine me for the object of those virtues, instead of the exercise thereof.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Opposite to this royal gallery was another, elevated to the same height, on the western side of the lists; and more gaily, if less sumptuously decorated, than that destined for the Prince himself.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  If I appear," said Bois-Guilbert, "in the fatal lists, thou diest by a slow and cruel death, in pain such as they say is destined to the guilty hereafter.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
4  The patience of the two ladies was destined to undergo a longer trial than Mr. Losberne had led them to expect; for hour after hour passed on, and still Oliver slumbered heavily.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  Believe me, I make this request with good reason, for I might otherwise excite hopes destined never to be realised, and only increase difficulties and disappointments already quite numerous enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  How many of those impassioned but temporary embraces were destined to become perpetual was possibly the wonder of some of those who indulged in them, as well as of Eustacia who looked on.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
7  But the inspector was mistaken, for those criminals were not destined to fall into the hands of justice.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
8  The two of them were destined to travel together round the world before Sir Henry had become once more the hale, hearty man that he had been before he became master of that ill-omened estate.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
9  But more than that we were never destined to know, though there was much which we might surmise.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
10  It was the last that I was ever destined to see of him in this world.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
11  But it was destined that I should after all have a last word of greeting from my friend and comrade.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  I understood that he had opened his campaign against Charles Augustus Milverton, but I little dreamed the strange shape which that campaign was destined to take.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
13  Once more, however, my friend was destined to be disappointed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
14  Yet all the same, they were soon destined to take far deadlier possession of my mind.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
15  I cannot describe how it relieved me to think that it had escaped the awful fate to which it seemed destined.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IX
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The eight elephants were to destine for zoos in Sydney and Melbourne have been in quarantine in Thailand since last October.
2  I wouldn't care success oilure, for I will only struggle ahead as long as I have been destined to the distance.
3  His parents destined him for a career at the Bar.
4  I wouldn't care success or failure, for I will only struggle ahead as long as I have been destined to the distance.
5  She seemed destined for a successful career.
6  His parents destined him for the church.
7  He was destined from his birth to enter into the church.
8  Now, uttered before a stranger, the accusation cut me to the heart; I dimly perceived that she was already obliterating hope from the new phase of existence which she destined me to enter.
9  Her success in the school play convinced her she was destined for a thespian career.
10  Jason, as his father's protege, is destined to probe the mysteries of the hometown church.
11  Little did he know when he was sworn in as chief minister of the Indian state of Karnataka on May 17th, but his tenure was destined to be brief.
12  Allow plenty of time to get to your destination.
13  Life is a journey, not the destination, but the scenery along the should be and the mood at the view.
14  The town is a popular destination for art lovers.
15  A wanderer who is determined to reach his destination does not fear the rain.