HEAL in a Sentence

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For HEAL, below is one of 79 sentences:
My left arm, though it presented no bad symptoms, took, in the natural course, so long to heal that I was still unable to get a coat on.

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 Meanings and Examples of HEAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  cure; make or get healthy again
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  Only in the arms of the father of that child could she find comfort, in the exchange of memories and grief that might hurt at first but would help to heal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LX
2  The cut may heal, but you never can tell.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
3  I know it is," said Mrs. Shelby, as her tears fell fast; "and I cannot heal it, but Jesus can.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  In Siberia they lead the same animal life, and the stripes on their bodies heal, and they are happy as before.
War and Peace 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XI
5  The mother's wounded spirit could not heal.
War and Peace 5 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER III
6  The wound had begun to heal from within.
War and Peace 5 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER III
7  Come, Victor; not brooding thoughts of vengeance against the assassin, but with feelings of peace and gentleness, that will heal, instead of festering, the wounds of our minds.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
8  My left arm, though it presented no bad symptoms, took, in the natural course, so long to heal that I was still unable to get a coat on.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LII
9  Since I have been away today, Eustacia, I have considered that something must be done to heal up this ghastly breach between my dear mother and myself.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
10  Unless they heal within a day or two, I shall insist on the doctor seeing about them.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
11  Yet he availed not to heal the stroke of the Dardanian spear-point, nor was the wound of him helped by his sleepy charms and herbs culled on the Massic hills.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
12  As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
13  What exhausted her was the sight of Bea and Olaf turned into flaccid invalids, uncomfortably flushed after taking food, begging for the healing of sleep at night.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  In three months Kennicott made seven thousand dollars, which was rather more than four times as much as society paid him for healing the sick.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
15  The healing waters will never bring the dead Hurons to life," returned Uncas, in the music of the Delawares; "the tumbling river washes their bones; their men are squaws: their women owls.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  It took three months for my arm to heal properly.
2  A careless word may kindle strife; a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may level stress, a loving word may heal and bless.
3  How many days you heal the wounded and rescue the dying, fighting in the first line.
4  Our main goal must be to heal the divisions in our society.
5  The wound on your hand would heal over soon.
6  Blair memorably described the continent as a scar on the conscience of the world and insisted that the international community could heal it.
7  The Japanese government was loath to recognize the problem, preferring to wait in hopes that its banking system would heal itself.
8  Regular washing with antiseptic is often enough to heal a skin infection.
9  Kasim Reed could heal the sick, cast out demons, resurrect the dead, and walk on water, and he wouldn't be able to avoid the accusation of racism.
10  At huge rallies, German evangelist Bonnke claimed to heal people using the powers of God, and he also told followers he had witnessed resurrections.
11  A cocktail of jobless recovery, sluggish growth and low inflation is a major worry for the eurozone and the ECB has urged governments to speed up implementation of structural reforms, vital for Europe's economy to heal.
12  According to local lore, the water has healing properties.
13  They are transfigured by the healing powers of art.
14  This enables the healing process to continue uninterrupted.
15  The medical establishment is taking healing increasingly seriously.