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 Meanings and Examples of LETTER
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letter
 n.  a written message from one person to another, usually sent by post
 n.  any of the set of symbols used to write a language
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  This letter in a degree recalled me to life, and I determined to quit my island at the expiration of two days.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
2  My letter was calm and affectionate.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
3  In about a week after the arrival of Elizabeth's letter we returned to Geneva.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
4  I mentioned in my last letter the fears I entertained of a mutiny.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
5  She had a bottle of sauterne in one hand and a letter in the other.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
6  The letter reached Gatsby while he was still at Oxford.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
7  If there is anything I can do a little later let me know in a letter by Edgar.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
8  Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
9  He bears no letter of infamy wrought into his garment, as thou dost, but I shall read it on his heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
10  There glimmered the embroidered letter, with comfort in its unearthly ray.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
11  The letter was the symbol of her calling.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
12  If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
13  The scarlet letter had not done its office.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
14  It was debated whether or no, with safety to the commonweal, yonder scarlet letter might be taken off your bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
15  The scarlet letter burned on Hester Prynne's bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
Example Sentence: (155 in 11 pages)
16  She crumpled the letter up into a ball and threw it on the fire.
17  The chairman of the bank believes in the personal touch and always sends a signed letter to each customer.
18  I have received a letter from my brother.
19  A letter contains bitterness,taking away yearning and leaving loving thoughts behind.
20  The company has been sitting on my letter for weeks without dealing with my complaint.
21  Her letter came as a complete surprise.
22  His letter was completely without punctuation.
23  Historically there was no letter " l " in the word " could " ; it was inserted by analogy with " would ".
24  A cover letter should never exceed one page; often a far shorter letter will suffice.
25  Careless spelling mistakes in a letter can create an unfavourable impression.
26  The project is being backed by a letter of credit from Lasalle Bank.
27  Jean wrote a letter to the paper in Angela's defense.
28  The missing letter eventually turned up inside a book.
29  Naylor acknowledged, in a letter to the judge, that he was a drug addict.
30  He duplicated a few copies of her letter and handed her the original.