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 Meanings and Examples of DIGESTION
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 n.  process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed by the body
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  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
2  Probably too much reading for the amount of digestion I've got.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
3  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.
4  His digestion was mediocre, and he had been attacked by a watering in one eye.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
5  The digestion of evil aroused in him an appetite for worse.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
6  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
7  "At present I cannot spare energy and nerve force for digestion," he would say in answer to my medical remonstrances.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  That is to say, he needed them for his tongue as he need a glass of vodka for his digestion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
9  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
10  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.
11  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
12  They digested this in silence, looking up at her, puzzled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  He digested his sufferings alone.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
14  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
15  He found the liver considerably enlarged, and the digestive powers weakened, while the course of mineral waters had been quite without effect.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 26
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.
2  The pancreas is important for the digestion and absorption of nutrients.
3  The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
4  His appetite for facts was better than his digestion.
5  To read without reflection is like eating without digestion.
6  Discover how eating raw food helps balance your body and aids digestion.
7  Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
8  Owls regurgitate partly digested food to feed their young.
9  This unique herbal tea blend is a safe, all-natural designed to gently cleanse the digestive tract and detoxify the body.
10  The machine, which simulates the human digestive process, creates excrement which is apparently indistinguishable from the real thing.
11  Though usually described as a digestive gland, the liver has other functions of equal or greater importance.
12  Adult tapeworm infection is the infection of the digestive tract by parasitic flatworms.
13  Too rich a diet will disorder his digestive.
14  Do not undertake strenuous exercise for a few hours after a meal to allow food to digest.
15  Most babies can digest a wide range of food easily.