LIQUIDATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LIQUIDATE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
liquidate
 v.  settle accounts to pay them off; clear up
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  A unanimous vote was taken to liquidate the company.
2  They're likely to hold big fire sales to liquidate their inventory.
3  He was able to liquidate all his debts in a short period of time.
4  Air whether in the gaseous or liquid state is a fluid.
5  Air is a fluid but not a liquid, while water is both a fluid and a liquid.
6  A sewer is an artificial pipe or system used to remove human liquid waste and to provide drainage.
7  Their manure, which emerges as a liquid, tends to splash everywhere, including into milking equipment.
8  They'd been pumping liquid air and nitrogen into the submerged tanks of the platform to try to stabilize it but, with steep waves, they were fighting a losing battle.
9  Above their homes, a burning flow of liquid rock has been pushing up from deep in the volcano, sending pieces of lava, tumbling down a gully on the south-east side.
10  They shone in the liquid lustre of her eyes.
11  Then they shone in the liquid lustre of her eyes, which had suddenly acquired a beauty more singular than that of Miss Temple's -- a beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance.
12  It consisted in a peculiar bird-like turn, a sort of liquid warble, produced by touching the tongue to the roof of the mouth at short intervals in the midst of the music -- the reader probably remembers how to do it, if he has ever been a boy.
13  The missile, which has liquid propellant, is the naval version of India's surface-to-surface missile system.
14  In the bottom of the trough is a length of plastic gutter that carries the liquid into a bucket.
15  Atomization is conversion of bulk liquid into a spray or mist, often by passing the liquid through a nozzle.
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  She spoke in the soft slurring voice of the coastal Georgian, liquid of vowels, kind to consonants and with the barest trace of French accent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  The mockingbird, which nested in the tangle of roses and honeysuckle, roused from slumber and gave one timid, liquid note.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  The hot liquid burned down her throat to her stomach, choking her and bringing tears to her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  She drank slowly but this time the liquid did not burn, only a dull warmth followed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  She swallowed deeply and the hot liquid burned suddenly in her throat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Happiness flooded her until her eyes were liquid with tears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
7  Skillfully, he diluted the claret with water from the carafe until the liquid was barely pink and handed the glass to Wade.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
8  "To Sissy," cried Wade and gulped the liquid down.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She shivered in the garage while he spent half an hour in deciding whether to put alcohol or patent non-freezing liquid into the radiator, or to drain out the water entirely.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  A faint, fetid smell came from him, and a thread of green liquid oozed from his crushed head.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
11  There lay the familiar streets, frozen with snow or liquid with mud.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
12  Monsieur Ratignolle was putting up a mixture himself, very carefully, dropping a red liquid into a tiny glass.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVII
13  Little Sebastijonas, aged three, had been wandering about oblivious to all things, holding turned up over his mouth a bottle of liquid known as "pop," pink-colored, ice-cold, and delicious.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  One morning as Jurgis was passing, a furnace blew out, spraying two men with a shower of liquid fire.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 21
15  It cast its eyes upon the roads, which were growing from long troughs of liquid mud to proper thoroughfares.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1