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 Meanings and Examples of DISPLAY
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display
 v.  exhibit; present or hold up to view; show; demonstrate; give evidence of; manifest
Classic Sentence: (152 in 11 pages)
1  As they progressed down the street, through the sucking mud, Scarlett bubbled over with questions and Peter answered them, pointing here and there with his whip, proud to display his knowledge.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  She busied herself arranging the articles in the booth in more attractive display, while Scarlett sat and looked glumly around the room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  "I think you are a liar," said Melanie with a faint smile and the first sign of spirit Scarlett had ever seen her display with a man.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  She did not want to display her condition in this poorly fitting black dress which accentuated rather than hid her figure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
5  She did not hesitate to display arrogance to her new Republican and Scallawag friends but to no class was she ruder or more insolent than the Yankee officers of the garrison and their families.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
6  It was all very well for a man to love his child but she felt there was something unmanly in the display of such love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
7  Bonnie, who had watched from the window impatiently all afternoon, anxious to display a mangled collection of beetles and roaches to her father, had finally been put to bed by Lou, amid wails and protests.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
8  Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
9  In the display window, black, overripe bananas and lettuce on which a cat was sleeping.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIII
11  There was at first a fierce and manifest display of joy, and then it was instantly subdued in a look of cunning coldness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
12  It was understood, among all who came, that there must be as little display about it as possible.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  The face of a youthful rider, who was jerking his frantic horse with an abandon of temper he might display in a placid barnyard, was impressed deeply upon his mind.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
14  Since the youth's arrival as a guardian for his friend, the other wounded men had ceased to display much interest.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
15  A knowledge of its faded and jaded condition made the charge appear like a paroxysm, a display of the strength that comes before a final feebleness.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
Example Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
16  Leeds Castle will provide a dramatic backdrop to a fireworks display next Saturday.
17  The screen can display simple graphics as well as text.
18  In this society there is a taboo on/against any sort of public display of affection.
19  Street venders are forbidden to display their handicrafts on the wayside.
20  The airport authorities decided to remove all Christmas trees because a Jewish rabbi threatened to sue them if they didn't also display a menorah.
21  And I guess as his coming back, the education aspect is more on display than the others.
22  For all the current goodwill on display in Aceh, Indonesian and rebel soldiers are still deeply suspicious of one another.
23  When I was young, I was lucky enough to see a display of the northern lights or the aurora.
24  One would never think that a hunter would display such consternation when a bear closed to camp.
25  He found the museum was selling a facsimile of the works of art on display.
26  Outside of certain specified situations, in Texas simple public display of a handgun in a holster is illegal.
27  Tom found himself tormented with a desire to drink; the desire grew to be so intense that nothing but the hope of a chance to display himself in his red sash kept him from withdrawing from the order.
28  In March 1997, a Maori protester used a sledgehammer to smash the America's Cup in its display case.
29  The auroral display was particularly spectacular that evening.
30  A great assortment of cars was on display.