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 Meanings and Examples of FEUD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
feud
 n.  bitter quarrel between two parties
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The mockingbirds and the jays, engaged in their old feud for possession of the magnolia tree beneath her window, were bickering, the jays strident, acrimonious, the mockers sweet voiced and plaintive.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  After the surrender, an ever-present feud over the horse smoldered between Scarlett and Suellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  Scarlett, looking sorrowfully down the long vista of years to come, knew that she was the cause of a feud that would split the town and the family for generations.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
4  This worked great hardship and strained the tact and forbearance of the unrelated half of the town, for the India-Melanie feud made a rupture in practically every social organization.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
5  She spoke a few soft words to Dilcey who nodded kindly, as though an unspoken armistice existed in their old feud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
6  A wild, mystical, sympathetical feeling was in me; Ahab's quenchless feud seemed mine.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
7  Grandfather was never a party to what Jake called our feud with the Shimerdas.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVIII
8  The Veientines imagined that they could conquer the Romans by attacking them while they were at feud among themselves; but this very attack reunited the Romans and brought ruin on their assailants.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXV.
9  A feud broke out in Ardea touching the marriage of an heiress, whose hand was sought at the same time by two suitors, the one of plebeian, the other of noble birth.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXVI.
10  Thus Negro suffrage ended a civil war by beginning a race feud.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
11  That bereaved lady, fifteen years older than he, fell presently at deadly feud with her only relative, Lady Scadgers; and, partly to spite her ladyship, and partly to maintain herself, went out at a salary.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
12  Finally, there arose betwixt Isaac and his satellites a deadly feud, concerning the quantity of wine and ale to be allowed for consumption at each meal.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  I found everything in a satisfactory state at the cottage; and was enabled to gratify my aunt exceedingly by reporting that the tenant inherited her feud, and waged incessant war against donkeys.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
14  I carried on a feud with him for eighteen months over that sword.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: I
15  Its philosophy and its feuds dominated her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  "Why, where were you raised? Don't you know what a feud is?" "Never heard of it before--tell me about it."
2  In the prologue to Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare introduces the audience to the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets.
3  Sadly, the feud sums up the relationship between Lord Bath and the man who succeeds him.
4  Blood feuds and general gangsterism added to the local crime rate.