GRAFT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GRAFT
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graft
 n.  piece of transplanted tissue; portion of plant inserted in another plant
Classic Sentence:
1  But far and above their anger at the waste and mismanagement and graft was the resentment of the people at the bad light in which the governor represented them in the North.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
2  They were common enough, he said, such cases of petty graft.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  The city, which was owned by an oligarchy of business men, being nominally ruled by the people, a huge army of graft was necessary for the purpose of effecting the transfer of power.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
4  And this army of graft had, of course, to be maintained the year round.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
5  Early in April the city elections were due, and that meant prosperity for all the powers of graft.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
6  It collected the stories of graft and misery from the daily press, and made a little pungent paragraphs out of them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
7  Don't graft higher than your rank.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT I
8  Ladies, a second piece of advice: do not marry; marriage is a graft; it takes well or ill; avoid that risk.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
9  Julie was at the entrance of the garden, where she was attentively watching Penelon, who, entering with zeal into his profession of gardener, was very busy grafting some Bengal roses.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
10  My man worked in the orange groves in Florida, and he knows all about grafting.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
11  Nothing of this triumph reached Fauchelevent in his hut; he went on grafting, weeding, and covering up his melon beds, without in the least suspecting his excellences and his sanctity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—A SUCCESSFUL INTERROGATORY
12  There is nothing unusual in the Latin Church in these grafts of one order on another.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
13  Let the reader imagine Paris lifted off like a cover, the subterranean net-work of sewers, from a bird's eye view, will outline on the banks a species of large branch grafted on the river.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
Example Sentence:
1  I am having a skin graft on my arm soon.
2  A healthy shoot should form a strong graft.
3  The Japanese tried to graft their own methods on to this different structure.
4  A patient's immune system will frequently reject a skin graft from a donor.
5  We will graft new customs onto old.
6  They invented a new method for making the grafts take.
7  Several grafts may be performed at one operation.
8  Martha had to have several skin grafts.
9  Her burns were treated with skin grafts.
10  He grafted the branch onto the apple tree.
11  He grafted a shoot in an old tree.