EXTENSIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of extensive
a. widespread; far-reaching; wide
The expedition worked in extensive cave systems as much as two kilometers long.
Sentence in Classic:
But while they are everlasting they are at the same time, as you know, intolerably intense, unbearably extensive.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
For a league they had to creep from rock to rock, until at length they discovered an extensive plain, bounded by inaccessible mountains.
Candide By Voltaire Context
When we had had our laugh quite out, which was after some time, he told me that Miss Mowcher had quite an extensive connexion, and made herself useful to a variety of people in a variety of ways.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Dresses were made, jewellery was made, cakes and gloves were made, settlements were made, and an extensive assortment of Facts did appropriate honour to the contract.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
There was no other dwelling near, in that direction; and the prospect it commanded was very extensive.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
And, in Atlanta, were not only the factories for making pistols and saddles, tents and ammunition, but also the most extensive rolling mills in the South, the shops of the principal railroads and the enormous hospitals.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The remains of this extensive wood are still to be seen at the noble seats of Wentworth, of Warncliffe Park, and around Rotherham.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Their road was through a pleasant country; and Fanny, whose rides had never been extensive, was soon beyond her knowledge, and was very happy in observing all that was new, and admiring all that was pretty.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The prospect in front was more extensive; it commanded the whole of the valley, and reached into the country beyond.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
A mart extensive enough for the purpose existed at Anglebury, some miles beyond the spot chosen for his residence, and there he resolved to pass the coming night.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context