DIVISIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of divisive
Definition:
a. having a quality that divides, separates, or creates contention and discord
Example:
Label him what you will, Mr Bush harkens back to the kind of Republican who used to firmly control Texas. He's pro-business and pro-immigration, with less interest in divisive social issues.
Sentence in Classic:
You apprehend it as complex, multiple, divisible, separable, made up of its parts, the result of its parts and their sum, harmonious.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Inspector Bradstreet, B division, gave evidence as to the arrest of Horner, who struggled frantically, and protested his innocence in the strongest terms.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So far I had not dared to look out, but now I gently parted the division of the curtains in front of me and peeped through.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In order to carry through any undertaking in family life, there must necessarily be either complete division between the husband and wife, or loving agreement.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Overtaking the battalions that continued to advance, he stopped the third division and convinced himself that there really were no sharpshooters in front of our columns.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Emperor proposes to give all commanders of divisions the right to shoot marauders, but I much fear this will oblige one half the army to shoot the other.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The colonel said that the commander of the division was a mile and a quarter away and would receive Balashev and conduct him to his destination.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Laws of motion of any kind become comprehensible to man only when he examines arbitrarily selected elements of that motion; but at the same time, a large proportion of human error comes from the arbitrary division of continuous motion into discontinuous elements.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When some larger concourse of men direct their activity to a common aim there is a yet sharper division of those who, because their activity is given to directing and commanding, take less part in the direct work.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
What would alone have set a division between that man and us, if there had been no other dividing circumstance, was his triumph in my story.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
By means of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, settle everything somehow, and never wonder.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context