IMAGINATIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMAGINATIVE
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 a.  marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I have often attributed my attachment to, my passionate enthusiasm for, the dangerous mysteries of ocean to that production of the most imaginative of modern poets.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 2
2  To a man possessed of the higher imaginative powers, the objection to legal studies is the amount of detail which they involve.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
3  When a man tells me anything about imaginative qualities, I always tell that man, whoever he is, that I know what he means.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
4  The first instinct of an imaginative stranger might have been to suppose it the person of one of the Celts who built the barrow, so far had all of modern date withdrawn from the scene.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
5  I believe that Gaston Cleric narrowly missed being a great poet, and I have sometimes thought that his bursts of imaginative talk were fatal to his poetic gift.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
6  But I feel sure that you are again imagining that I am joking.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: I
7  His tongue must have been a little too long or something of that sort, for he continually lisped, and seemed to be very proud of it, imagining that it greatly added to his dignity.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: VIII
8  "It may be treachery," said Prince Andrew, vividly imagining the gray overcoats, wounds, the smoke of gunpowder, the sounds of firing, and the glory that awaited him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
9  Now he excused himself for having been taken prisoner and now, imagining himself before his own officers, insisted on his soldierly discipline and zeal in the service.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
10  said the huntsman, pointing to his dagger and probably imagining himself still speaking to his foe.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI
11  But she was always imagining that.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVIII
12  And imagining that in this direction something important which he had long awaited was drawing near, he strolled about watching and listening to conversations, but nowhere finding any confirmation of the ideas that occupied him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
13  He was continually imagining that a cannon ball was flying toward him with a terrific whizz, and then he shuddered and sat up.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VIII
14  This single farm of ours would support a dozen horses, twenty cows, hundreds of sheep--and all of them living in a comfort and a dignity that are now almost beyond our imagining.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I
15  We can hardly imagine bucolic placidity quickening to intellectual aims without imagining social aims as the transitional phase.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
Example Sentence: (116 in 8 pages)
16  Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.
17  He didn't quite dare to imagine himself as a real artist.
18  To have a darling baby boy was the greatest gift I could imagine.
19  I could clearly imagine the scene in the office.
20  I can imagine the scene clearly in my mind.
21  Close your eyes and imagine you are in a forest.
22  They were as far removed from the ethos of terrorism as you could imagine.
23  I can hardly imagine such a scene.
24  I like the house but I don't imagine I'll live there forever.
25  I can imagine no greater miscarriage of justice than the execution of an innocent man.
26  He could not imagine a more peaceful scene.
27  It's difficult to imagine anything coming between them.
28  We tend to imagine that the Victorians were very prim and proper.
29  Just imagine all the problems we've been having, multiplied a thousandfold.
30  This is positively the worst thing that I can even imagine.