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 Meanings and Examples of ELEVATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  altitude; height
Classic Sentence: (117 in 8 pages)
1  She could not account for her elevation to this position except by the fact that she could accompany anyone on the piano, even the Misses McLure who were tone deaf but who would sing duets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
2  It sometimes ends in uncommon elevation, indeed; but only at the gallows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
3  "They are your husband's," returned Mademoiselle, with a shrug and a malicious elevation of the eyebrows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXVI
4  It possessed no other apparent advantage for a resting place, than in its elevation and form, which might render defense easy, and surprise nearly impossible.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
5  After making nearly a semicircle around the pond, they diverged from the water-course, and began to ascend to the level of a slight elevation in that bottom land, over which they journeyed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 22
6  Obedient to the sign, the girls raised the bier to the elevation of their heads, and advanced with slow and regulated steps, chanting, as they proceeded, another wailing song in praise of the deceased.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33
7  He was afraid to make an open declaration of his concern, because he dreaded to place some unscrupulous confidant upon the high plane of the unconfessed from which elevation he could be derided.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
8  St. Clare's mother had been a woman of uncommon elevation and purity of character, and he gave to his child his mother's name, fondly fancying that she would prove a reproduction of her image.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
9  He had toiled painfully down the ravine, and on to this little elevation, in the vain hope of seeing some signs of water.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  On a platform beyond the southern entrance, formed by a natural elevation of the ground, were pitched five magnificent pavilions, adorned with pennons of russet and black, the chosen colours of the five knights challengers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
11  Edmund had descended from that moral elevation which he had maintained before, and they were both as much the better as the happier for the descent.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
12  There was an abstraction in his eye, an elevation in his air, which might have warned an observant stranger that thoughts were passing in the beadle's mind, too great for utterance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
13  Their path was not over Rainbarrow now, but down a valley which left that ancient elevation a little to the east.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
14  On the horizon through the trees, he perceived a sort of little elevation, and on this elevation something which at that distance resembled a lion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
15  The elevation of level which they contribute to civilization is intrinsic with them; it proceeds from themselves and not from an accident.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The elevation we forebode is of the soul, not of the body.
2  Granada is high in elevation and has a dry, healthful climate.
3  Language has elevated humans above the other animals.
4  He was elevated to do the rank of major due to his wise command in the battle.
5  His career has blossomed and that has given him a certain elevated status.
6  The hotel stands in an elevated position looking out over the lake.
7  He elevated many of his friends to powerful positions within the government.
8  Most rational people don't enjoy that kind of opinionated discourse since it achieves nothing but elevated blood pressure.
9  High acidity and elevated levels of metals can seriously impair the ability of water bodies to support life, resulting in a decline in species diversity.
10  Did he heed the global outpouring of adulation that elevated Mandela, who died aged 95 last December, to virtual sainthood?
11  His energy and talent elevate him to godlike status.
12  The teacher hoped to elevate the minds of her young pupils by reading them religious stories.
13  Don't elevate your superiors to superstar status.
14  It is true that fabric, construction, and a designer name on a label elevate the price of clothing.
15  But sometimes there's a photograph that really matters, one that I want to elevate above the ephemeral stream that I'll forget about by the end of the day.