HEIGHT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HEIGHT
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height
 n.  the quality of being tall or high
 n.  the distance from head to foot
Classic Sentence: (203 in 14 pages)
1  She was a tall woman, standing a head higher than her fiery little husband, but she moved with such quiet grace in her swaying hoops that the height attracted no attention to itself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  It was like Gerald that he never wasted regrets on his lack of height and never found it an obstacle to his acquisition of anything he wanted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  She was glad she had inherited Ellen's slender white hands and tiny feet, and she wished she had Ellen's height, too, but her own height pleased her very well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  The barbecue was over and all were content to take their ease while sun was at its height.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  He spent money freely, rode a wild black stallion, and wore clothes which were always the height of style and tailoring.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  She thought without surprise, looking down from her height, that her shoulders were strong enough to bear anything now, having borne the worst that could ever happen to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Spring plowing was at its height and the cotton and garden seed Pork had brought from Macon was being put into the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  That, thought Scarlett, was the height of absurdity, for there was little, now, which even the most cloistered women had not seen and known in the last five years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  To Scarlett, scarcely wanting her coming child and irritated at its untimeliness, this attitude seemed the height of sentimental stupidity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  The Lost Cause was stronger, dearer now in their hearts than it had ever been at the height of its glory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
11  Never before or after did the names Republican and Scallawag carry such odium, for now the corruption of the Carpet bag regime was at its height.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
12  He began with a bar two inches from the ground and gradually worked up the height to a foot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
13  Mrs. Trenor was a tall fair woman, whose height just saved her from redundancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
14  They stood silent for a while after this, smiling at each other like adventurous children who have climbed to a forbidden height from which they discover a new world.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
15  She could not put him before herself in any light but the noblest: she must trust him to the height of her own passion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  The pilot was unable to maintain height.
17  On this mission the Shuttle will orbit at a height of several hundred miles.
18  He was only five feet nine, the minimum height for a policeman.
19  The pattern of the ancient fields is clearly visible from a height.
20  A rule says that the height of a wave will usually be no more than one-tenth of the wind's speed.
21  August is the height of the tourist season.
22  Raquel Welch was at the height of her popularity as a sex goddess.
23  The proposed new structure is notable not only for its height, but for its shape.
24  Watching the weight lifter heave the barbell to shoulder height and then boost it overhead, we marveled at his prodigious strength.
25  "It is a very good height indeed!" said the Caterpillar angrily, rearing itself upright as it spoke.
26  "Well, I should like to be a LITTLE larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be."
27  I flew at a height of about two hundred feet, almost brushing the top of the jungle canopy, in search of diamond mines.
28  Washington Irving emphasized the rotundity of the governor by describing his height and circumference.
29  Since the force required to lift it is equal to its weight, it follows that the gravitational potential energy is equal to its weight times the height to which it is lifted.
30  As we advanced to the northward from Botany Bay, the land gradually increased in height, so that in this latitude it may be called a hilly country.