GROSS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gross
Definition:
a. of huge size; excessively large; coarse; rough; not fine or delicate
Example:
You can tell from his gross language that the man was uneducated.
Sentence in Classic:
His soul was fattening and congealing into a gross grease, plunging ever deeper in its dull fear into a sombre threatening dusk while the body that was his stood, listless and dishonoured, gazing out of darkened eyes, helpless, perturbed, and human for a bovine god to stare upon.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Hitherto it had touched him on the intellectual side alone; but now his imagination also was engaged, or rather enslaved; and as he lay and tossed in the gross darkness of the night and the curtained room, Mr.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
The dislike, indeed, still subsisted; but it was penetrated here and there by the perception of mitigating qualities in him: of a certain gross kindliness, a rather helpless fidelity of sentiment, which seemed to be struggling through the hard surface of his material ambitions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
And, instead of turning her against him, it only made her more timidly gracious toward him because of her indignation at what she fancied was a gross injustice done him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
We shall probably see much to wish altered in her, and must prepare ourselves for gross ignorance, some meanness of opinions, and very distressing vulgarity of manner; but these are not incurable faults; nor, I trust, can they be dangerous for her associates.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
What Wickham had said of the living was fresh in her memory, and as she recalled his very words, it was impossible not to feel that there was gross duplicity on one side or the other; and, for a few moments, she flattered herself that her wishes did not err.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Their tendency is gross and illiberal; and if their construction could ever be deemed clever, time has long ago destroyed all its ingenuity.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
To flinch, exclaim, or move a muscle of the face at the small stabs under the ear received from those instruments, or at scarifications of the neck by the comb, would have been thought a gross breach of good manners, considering that Fairway did it all for nothing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Unfortunately, as he advanced, his anger increased at every step; and instead of the proper and lofty speech he had prepared as a prelude to his challenge, he found nothing at the tip of his tongue but a gross personality, which he accompanied with a furious gesture.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
The hair would lose its brightness, the mouth would gape or droop, would be foolish or gross, as the mouths of old men are.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context