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elephant
 n.  a very large grey mammal that has a long nose with which it can pick things up
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  Cosette was her only servant; a mouse in the service of an elephant.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
2  "In the elephant," said Gavroche.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
3  Of course," said he, "yes, the elephant.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
4  Well, good evening," said he, "I'm going off to my elephant with my brats.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
5  As soon as twilight descended, the old elephant became transfigured; he assumed a tranquil and redoubtable appearance in the formidable serenity of the shadows.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
6  Then he entered through a gap in the fence into the elephant's enclosure and helped the young ones to clamber through the breach.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
7  Gavroche raised it with remarkable vigor, and placed it against one of the elephant's forelegs.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
8  He clasped the rough leg of the elephant, and in a twinkling, without deigning to make use of the ladder, he had reached the aperture.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
9  The cellar rat, which emitted more smoke than light, rendered the interior of the elephant confusedly visible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
10  Fragments which had fallen from the elephant's back into his belly had filled up the cavity, so that it was possible to walk upon it as on a floor.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
11  Arrived beneath the elephant, he uttered a peculiar cry, which did not belong to any human tongue, and which a paroquet alone could have imitated.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
12  Almost immediately, the plank which closed the hole was drawn aside, and gave passage to a child who descended the elephant's leg, and fell briskly near the man.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
13  The modern spirit is the genius of Greece with the genius of India as its vehicle; Alexander on the elephant.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
14  Mammy emerged from the hall, a huge old woman with the small, shrewd eyes of an elephant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
15  Mammy shifted from one foot to another like a restive elephant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The African elephant is in a desperate plight.
2  They placed the African elephant on their endangered list.
3  The elephant is the largest living land animal.
4  The elephant is the largest land animal in existence.
5  In this way he got the weight of the elephant.
6  The elephant grinds its food with/between its powerful molars.
7  A small boy rode on the elephant's back.
8  The blind touched the elephant's ear and said that it was just like a huge fan.
9  The elephant crashed through the forest.
10  The elephant plunged into the forest.
11  Many straws may bind an elephant.
12  The elephant population is dwindling.
13  Measures have been taken to protect the world's depleted elephant population.
14  An elephant hulked up suddenly before us.
15  The four Southern African countries which had been calling for a limited trade in elephant tusks said that they had agreed to withdraw their request.