EXOTIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXOTIC
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 a.  from another part of the world; foreign; strikingly strange or unusual
Classic Sentence:
1  And as for the exotic viands the Irish ate at the siege-- personally I'd as soon eat a nice juicy rat as some of the victuals they've been serving me recently at the hotel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
2  Lamb chops were as exotic as sharks' fins.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
3  She remembered the feeble exotic quality to be found in the first-generation Scandinavians; she recalled the Norwegian Fair at the Lutheran Church, to which Bea had taken her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
4  But if I could put through all those reforms at once, I'd still want startling, exotic things.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
5  What once was a large garden was now all grown over with weeds, through which, here and there, some solitary exotic reared its forsaken head.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  Her companionship was like a warm soil about an exotic.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A PAINFUL CASE
7  It gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
8  Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In FIRST ACT
9  There is something tropical and exotic about her which forms a singular contrast to her cool and unemotional brother.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
10  The thick, warm air of the conservatory and the rich, choking fragrance of exotic plants took us by the throat.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
11  Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence:
1  Because of his exotic headdress, he was followed in the streets by small children who laughed at his strange appearance.
2  The epicure frequents this restaurant because it features exotic wines and dishes.
3  There are some exotic words in English language.
4  Market traders display an exotic selection of the island's produce.