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 Meanings and Examples of DIGEST
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  break down; make more concise; convert food into absorbable substances
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  Scarlett looked at her, her brow wrinkling with the effort to digest the words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
2  I think of myself as so superior, but I do eat and digest, I do wash my dirty paws and scratch.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
3  No possible way for him to digest that jack-knife, and fully incorporate it into his general bodily system.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
4  This scheme I went over twice, thrice; it was then digested in my mind; I had it in a clear practical form: I felt satisfied, and fell asleep.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
5  As the wafer digested, the tincture mounted to his brain, bearing the proposition along with it.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
6  Scarlett digested this in silence, for she had never before been under the same roof with anyone who was not received.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
7  They digested this in silence, looking up at her, puzzled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  He digested his sufferings alone.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
9  At times, that stomach of civilization digested badly, the cess-pool flowed back into the throat of the city, and Paris got an after-taste of her own filth.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
10  The baby, feeling herself detached from her habitual anchorage, made an instinctive motion of resistance; but the soothing influences of digestion prevailed, and Lily felt the soft weight sink trustfully against her breast.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
11  Probably too much reading for the amount of digestion I've got.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
12  He bolts down all events, all creeds, and beliefs, and persuasions, all hard things visible and invisible, never mind how knobby; as an ostrich of potent digestion gobbles down bullets and gun flints.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
13  His digestion was mediocre, and he had been attacked by a watering in one eye.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
14  The digestion of evil aroused in him an appetite for worse.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
15  If I could be less affectionate and sensitive, I should have a better digestion and an iron set of nerves.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XI
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Do not undertake strenuous exercise for a few hours after a meal to allow food to digest.
2  Most babies can digest a wide range of food easily.
3  This conduct is more than I can digest.
4  Fish is easy to digest when you're ill.
5  The function of the stomach is to digest food sufficiently to enable it to pass into the intestine.
6  Meat-eaters must produce extensive bile acids in their intestines to properly digest the meat that they eat.
7  I cannot digest all this information.
8  Unable to digest quickly the baffling events of the day, Reuben had to ruminate about them till four in the morning.
9  Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
10  Owls regurgitate partly digested food to feed their young.
11  Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.
12  The pancreas is important for the digestion and absorption of nutrients.
13  The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
14  His appetite for facts was better than his digestion.
15  To read without reflection is like eating without digestion.