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 Meanings and Examples of LECTURE
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lecture
 n.  teaching by giving a discourse on some subject; speech that is open to the public
Classic Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
1  "Really, girls, you are both to be blamed," said Meg, beginning to lecture in her elder-sisterly fashion.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  Then she gave me a long lecture on my sins, and told me to sit and think them over while she just 'lost' herself for a moment.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
3  "Any more than it's proper to wear all your bonnets and gowns and ribbons at once, that folks may know you've got them," added Jo, and the lecture ended in a laugh.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
4  The patience and the humility of the face she loved so well was a better lesson to Jo than the wisest lecture, the sharpest reproof.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
5  After supper she undertook the German, and blundered through it, nearly upsetting her partner with her long skirt, and romping in a way that scandalized Laurie, who looked on and meditated a lecture.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
6  Aunt March took no notice, but went on with her lecture.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
7  "Yes, Mother, I'm sure of that," said Meg, listening respectfully to the little lecture, for the best of women will hold forth upon the all absorbing subject of house keeping.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
8  She was just recovering from one of these attacks when she was prevailed upon to escort Miss Crocker to a lecture, and in return for her virtue was rewarded with a new idea.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
9  Amy shook her head and opened her sketchbook with an air of resignation, but she had made up her mind to lecture 'that boy' and in a minute she began again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
10  His look and silence, as well as a certain inward self-disapproval, ruffled Amy, and made her resolve to deliver her lecture without delay.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
11  But the lecture began to take effect, for there was a wide-awake sparkle in his eyes now and a half-angry, half-injured expression replaced the former indifference.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
12  Amy's lecture put the matter in a new light, and for the first time it did look weak and selfish to lose heart at the first failure, and shut himself up in moody indifference.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
13  Amy's lecture did Laurie good, though, of course, he did not own it till long afterward.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
14  They ought to have come a little sooner to have heard his lecture on dress, for they were splendidly attired in velvet, silk, and furs.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  Dickon had stood listening to the lecture, his round eyes shining with curious delight.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  His lecture was illustrated with slides taken during the expedition.
17  What I'm going to do in this lecture is focus on something very specific.
18  In today's lecture the focus will be on tax structures within the European Union.
19  We look forward to your lecture with eager anticipation.
20  Several hundred students crammed into the lecture hall.
21  Tom has been invited to lecture about his method of writing to a class of English students.
22  The lecture was not particularly interesting.
23  Professor Lee will give us a lecture on poetry.
24  Professor Pearson gave the inaugural lecture in the new lecture theatre.
25  Attendance at Professor Smith's lecture fell off sharply that evening.
26  She recast her lecture as a radio talk.
27  Before trying to tackle his homework he read up the notes he had taken at the lecture.
28  I attended practically every lecture and seminar when I was a student.
29  Usually a campus includes libraries, lecture halls, student residential areas and park-like settings.
30  "Boring!" said Jessica, as she suffered through yet another vapid lecture about Dead White Male Poets.