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 Meanings and Examples of FIG
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fig
 n.  a soft pear-shaped fruit with sweet dark flesh and many small seeds, eaten fresh or dried
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Cranly had taken another dried fig from the supply in his pocket and was eating it slowly and noisily.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  Cranly, who was still chewing the fig, answered with loud movements of his jaws.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  He bit off the rest of the fig and flung away the butt.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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4  You cannot discuss this question with your mouth full of chewed fig.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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5  Cranly examined the fig by the light of a lamp under which he halted.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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6  Then he smelt it with both nostrils, bit a tiny piece, spat it out and threw the fig rudely into the gutter.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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7  He saw her standing against the green glass, the fig tree, and the blue hydrangea, knife in hand.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
8  By God, you think a woman's soft down there, like a fig.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
9  There is not a single plant, not a fig tree, vine, olive, pear, nor flower bed, but bears the trace of your attention.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
10  The stars of heaven were falling upon the earth like the figs cast by the fig-tree which the wind has shaken.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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11  Item: he eats chiefly belly bacon and dried figs.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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12  The raisins and almonds and figs and apples and oranges and chocolates and sweets were now passed about the table and Aunt Julia invited all the guests to have either port or sherry.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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13  In the meantime, Madame Magloire had served supper: soup, made with water, oil, bread, and salt; a little bacon, a bit of mutton, figs, a fresh cheese, and a large loaf of rye bread.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
14  Towards the end, when he had reached the figs, there came a knock at the door.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
15  There are luscious figs also, and olives in full growth.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VII
Example Sentence:
1  The liberals you're trying to impress simply need some thin fig leaf to grab on to and hide behind.
2  I don't really care a fig about status.