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 Meanings and Examples of DISSOLVE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
dissolve
 v.  melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  In ordinary times, in order to dissolve an anachronism and to cause it to vanish, one has only to make it spell out the date.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST
2  Its object is, and its result must be, to dissolve wrath by the study of antagonisms.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
3  The spell by which I had been so far supported began to dissolve; reaction took place, and soon, so overwhelming was the grief that seized me, I sank prostrate with my face to the ground.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  I suffered unspeakable trouble while I considered and reconsidered whether I should at last dissolve that spell of my childhood and tell Joe all the story.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
5  It was mid-April, and one felt that the revelry had reached its climax and that the desultory groups in the square and gardens would soon dissolve and re-form in other scenes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
6  It would take many years for the living blood of the generations to dissolve the vast black clot of bruised blood, deep inside their souls and bodies.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  I handled this amazing antiquity with the greatest possible tenderness, lest it should dissolve in my hands.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
8  There was only one spoon, sugar was more plentiful than anything else, but it took too long to dissolve, so it was decided that Mary Hendrikhovna should stir the sugar for everyone in turn.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIII
9  These conjunctions are formed and dissolved incessantly; hence life and death.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
10  He overwhelmed the weak point with grape-shot; he joined and dissolved battles with cannon.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—THE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815
11  They have dissolved the carnal family, and constituted in their community a spiritual family.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE CONVENT FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF PRINCIPL...
12  This is because he has in his heart a pearl, innocence; and pearls are not to be dissolved in mud.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—PARVULUS
13  He felt himself emptied, useless, put out of joint with his past life, turned out, dissolved.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
14  It was a grain of a reddish color, which dissolved immediately.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 63 THE DROP OF WATER
15  At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
Example Sentence:
1  Washington announced its decision to dissolve the core group of nations, the US, India, Japan and Australia, it would assemble to deliver aid.
2  The first was a page so heavenly sweet -- so deadly sad -- that to read one line of it would dissolve my courage and break down my energy.
3  Washington announced its decision to dissolve the core group of nations - the US, India, Japan and Australia - it had assembled to deliver aid.
4  Sugar is soluble in water; put a sugar cube in water and it will quickly dissolve.
5  We used to granulate sugar in order to dissolve more readily.
6  The first was a page so heavenly sweet that to read one line of it would dissolve my courage and break down my energy.
7  Put it dissolve into zero, whether not become poison.
8  The candy eventually dissolved, but Shikowitz said kids could also accidentally inhale the fine powder down the wrong pipe.
9  The indissoluble bonds of marriage are all too often being dissolved.
10  The tablet hasn't dissolved completely yet.
11  She dissolved into tears at the mention of Munya's name.
12  Heat gently until the sugar dissolves.