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eventual
 a.  ultimate; occurring at an unspecified time in the future
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  He entered attentively into all my arguments in favour of my eventual success and into every minute detail of the measures I had taken to secure it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
2  And how pleasing to God was this conduct in Jonah, is shown in the eventual deliverance of him from the sea and the whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
3  The Secretary of War could issue rations, clothing, and fuel to the destitute, and all abandoned property was placed in the hands of the Bureau for eventual lease and sale to ex-slaves in forty-acre parcels.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
4  And for six months he should work at farming, so that eventually he and Connie could have some small farm of their own, into which he could put his energy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
5  The grief had been there so shortly as to have abstracted nothing of the bloom, and had as yet but given a dignity to what it might eventually undermine.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
6  The alarm, however, was given, and, by the aid of the water-police, the body was eventually recovered.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
7  In the last century, however, four successive heirs were of a dissolute and wasteful disposition, and the family ruin was eventually completed by a gambler in the days of the Regency.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
8  The door had eventually to be opened by a locksmith from Aldershot.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
9  While there she had met a young man named Harold Latimer, who had acquired an ascendancy over her and had eventually persuaded her to fly with him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
10  Dark rumours gathered round him in the university town, and eventually he was compelled to resign his chair and to come down to London, where he set up as an Army coach.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
11  Oh, yes, thought Scarlett, drearily, some widows do remarry eventually, when they are old and stringy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
12  No one except the doting father could see anything beautiful about her, but the neighbors were charitable enough to say that all ugly babies turned out pretty, eventually.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
13  Scarlett was annoyed at the weight he attached to Bonnie's night terrors but she thought she could eventually remedy the state of affairs and transfer the child back to the nursery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
14  For, as it eventually turned out, he cared not to consort, even for five minutes, with any stranger captain, except he could contribute some of that information he so absorbingly sought.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
15  I knew it was homesickness that had killed Mr. Shimerda, and I wondered whether his released spirit would not eventually find its way back to his own country.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
Example Sentence: (97 in 7 pages)
16  Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.
17  After living in France for years, she eventually became a French citizen.
18  The company eventually monopolized the entire cigarette industry.
19  The conversation became strained and eventually petered out.
20  The couple eventually wed after an eighteen year engagement.
21  The new design will eventually replace all existing models.
22  The threat of global warming will eventually force the US to slow down its energy consumption.
23  The five survivors eventually reached safety, ragged, half-starved and exhausted.
24  The hijackers eventually surrendered themselves to the police.
25  The club eventually capitulated and now grants equal rights to women.
26  He worked so hard that eventually he made himself ill.
27  He eventually escaped and made his way back to England.
28  When he eventually overtook the last truck he pulled over to the inside lane.
29  Keep trying and you'll find a job eventually.
30  An autopsy eventually ascribed the baby's death to sudden infant death syndrome.