DIGESTIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of digestive
a. relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion
Though usually described as a digestive gland, the liver has other functions of equal or greater importance.
Sentence in Classic:
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
If the purpose of dinner is to nourish the body, a man who eats two dinners at once may perhaps get more enjoyment but will not attain his purpose, for his stomach will not digest the two dinners.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
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
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
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
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
They led to the houses of good people who were putting the babies to bed, or simply sitting still before the parlour stove, digesting their supper.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
Without any aid from the science of cookery, he was immediately employed, in common with his fellows, in gorging himself with this digestible sustenance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Tom, whose great heavy mouth had stood ajar during this communication, now suddenly snapped it together, as a big dog closes on a piece of meat, and seemed to be digesting the idea at his leisure.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context