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 Meanings and Examples of EXTENSIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  widespread; far-reaching; wide
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  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  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
2  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  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
3  On the sides of the apartment hung implements of war and of the chase, and there were at each corner folding doors, which gave access to other parts of the extensive building.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
4  The squires, with cap in hand, and low reverences, expressed their deep sense of a courtesy and generosity not often practised, at least upon a scale so extensive.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
5  I have little heart for extensive improvements till I know that it will ever have a mistress.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
6  There was no other dwelling near, in that direction; and the prospect it commanded was very extensive.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
7  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  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
8  His eyesight, by long humouring in his native air, had grown stronger, but not sufficiently strong to warrant his attempting his extensive educational project.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
9  Putting things together, I reached a strong suggestion of an extensive system of subterranean ventilation, whose true import it was difficult to imagine.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
10  Hugh was to go with her, despite the wails and rather extensive comments of Aunt Bessie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  It came in as a sort of brief interlude and solo between more extensive performances.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
12  Directly on the shore of the lake, and nearer to its western than to its eastern margin, lay the extensive earthen ramparts and low buildings of William Henry.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 14
13  Two of the sweeping bastions appeared to rest on the water which washed their bases, while a deep ditch and extensive morasses guarded its other sides and angles.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 14
14  They soon reached the water-course, which they crossed, and, continuing onward, until they came to an extensive and naked rock.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20
15  More than half a mile was passed, before the rill rippled close around the base of an extensive and dry rock.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  He was thus involved in extensive travelling throughout the District, addressing meetings of branches, trade unions and co-operative societies.
17  The choice of the Turkish candidate follows a speech by the outgoing secretary general in which he highlighted what he called the extensive backwardness of the Islamic world.
18  Patients must take high-powered antibiotic or even extensive chemotherapy for up to two years.
19  In recent years many Maori have united against the New Zealand government, in protest at its efforts to clarify ownership of the country's extensive foreshore.
20  Because a cursory examination of the ruins indicates the possibility of arson, we believe the insurance agency should undertake a more extensive investigation of the fire's cause.
21  The recent drought in the Middle Atlantic states has emphasized the need for extensive research in ways of making sea water potable.
22  In Vietnam the army made extensive use of chemical agents to defoliate the woodlands.
23  The expedition worked in extensive cave systems as much as two kilometers long.
24  French researcher Eric Bart has posted on his website an extensive compilation of eyewitness accounts of the September 11th attack.
25  Google changes policy to access accounts more granular, secure, and better understood by end users; one of the changes is to implement an extensive vetting process.
26  We believe that extensions of law enforcement will lead inevitably to tyranny, so power of police should be shrink as possible.
27  The bank plans various extensions to its credit facilities.
28  The extension bridge is steep,so the tricyclist has to get off his tricycle and push it up.
29  They were refused planning permission for a modern extension because it was a Grade II listed building.
30  They're building an extension to their house.