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 Meanings and Examples of DISCARD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  throw out something from one's hand; get rid of
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  But it is women who are the calm realists once they discard the fetishes of the premarital hunt.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  You must discard the word Fancy altogether.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
3  For this reason, many things had become superfluous which, although they could not be sold, the family did not wish to discard.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In III
4  Other women's husbands you let severely alone, even if they were your own discarded beaux, and no matter how temptingly attractive they were.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
5  She always felt uneasy driving past this dirty, sordid cluster of discarded army tents and slave cabins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
6  She glanced tentatively at Selden's motionless profile, and resumed with a slight sigh: "Well, all I can say is, I wish she'd give ME some of her discarded opportunities."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
7  The dooryard was of packed yellow clay, treeless, barren of grass, littered with rusty plowshares and wheels of discarded cultivators.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
8  On her first evening in Gopher Prairie Cy had appeared at the head of a "charivari," banging immensely upon a discarded automobile fender.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
9  They sat on a heap of discarded railroad ties, oak logs spotted with cinnamon-colored dry-rot and marked with metallic brown streaks where iron plates had rested.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
10  The ordinary stiff dining chairs had been discarded for the occasion and replaced by the most commodious and luxurious which could be collected throughout the house.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
11  In short, every occupation was abandoned for the time, and all other pursuits seemed discarded in order that the tribe might freely indulge, after their own peculiar manner, in an open expression of feeling.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
12  He presently discarded all his speculations in the other direction.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
13  Tom's distress of mind wore off gradually and the toothache grew irksome and was discarded.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
14  But you have discarded your titles after the example set you by Messrs.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
15  He broke off and began to walk up and down a desolate path of fruit rinds and discarded favors and crushed flowers.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  Right now, what we discard is an inherent part of what we consume.
2  Because the seal on this bottle is broken, we have to discard it for security reason.
3  Modern architecture has discarded the flamboyant trimming on buildings and emphasizes simplicity of line.
4  No matter how big the f ire, it was always put down to a discarded cigarette unless the arsonist was arrested.
5  At the present time, art supply stores are selling a paper palette that may be discarded after use.
6  He discarded before picking up another card.
7  These ideas have now been completely discarded.