EXPLORATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXPLORATION
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 n.  travel for the purpose of discovery
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  A lecturer with motion-pictures of an Andean exploration; excellent pictures and a halting narrative.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
2  I would look for hours at South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
3  Bruneseau, in his exploration, proceeded down hill.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
4  He had indeed begun to wonder if it might not be wise to send some one out to explore the garden paths.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  Then Tom hid himself away in a shady nook to sleep till noon, and the other pirates got ready to fish and explore.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
6  He wanted to explore its borders, but concluded that it would be best to sit down and rest awhile, first.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  It would be better to explore some of these than bear the weight of the heavy time in idleness.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  He proposed to explore another passage.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  The phallos alone could explore it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
10  Let us now explore the parts which lie behind it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
11  From there I should explore every hut upon the moor until I lighted upon the right one.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
12  Upon that machine,' said the Time Traveller, holding the lamp aloft, 'I intend to explore time.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
13  This difference in aspect suggested a difference in use, and I was minded to push on and explore.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VI
14  Only the trained diver can go down into those depths and explore them and come to the surface again.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
15  I knew he had left the castle now, and thought to use the opportunity to explore more than I had dared to do as yet.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  Management need to explore ways of improving office security.
17  We had to explore this possibility very gingerly.
18  I'm going to explore the possibility of a part-time job.
19  We need to explore every possible avenue.
20  The president wants to explore every avenue towards peace in the region.
21  One day she might look into the abyss at her leisure, explore its secrets and analyze its nature.
22  At least President Obama finally sent an envoy to Europe yesterday to explore joint action to stop outrageous violence against protesters.
23  It was my first exposure to foreign cultures in festive costumes, and may have provided me early inspiration to explore distant shores.
24  Most potentially explosive is the announced intention of two major conferences, the Big Ten and Pacific-10, to explore expansion.
25  After exploring the old part of town there is a guided tour of the cathedral.
26  We are currently exploring new approaches within existing frameworks of practice and thinking.
27  The cat walked round, exploring its new environment.
28  It is certainly a strategy worth exploring.
29  But rarely was the music they played anchored in indigenous sounds of their homelands, as the groups eagerly explored musical hybrids.
30  Man, having explored the far corners of the earth, is now reaching out into illimitable space.