LIQUIDATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of liquidate
Definition:
v. settle accounts to pay them off; clear up
Example:
He was able to liquidate all his debts in a short period of time.
Sentence in Classic:
That done (so Khlobuev averred), everything would fall into its proper place, the holes in his pockets would become stopped, his income would be quadrupled, and he would find himself in a position to liquidate his debts in full.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
On the mantelpiece of this little office a little leaden battalion of canisters was drawn up and on the table before the window stood four or five china bowls which were usually half full of a black liquid.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
And without linking up the events of the day or drawing a conclusion from them, Pierre closed his eyes, seeing a vision of the country in summertime mingled with memories of bathing and of the liquid, vibrating globe, and he sank into water so that it closed over his head.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I have an impression that they were to be contributed eventually towards the liquidation of the National Debt, but I know I had no hope of any personal participation in the treasure.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She steeped a piece of linen in a basin, into which she poured some liquid from a bottle, and laid it with a gentle hand upon the sore.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Nancy quickly brought a bottle from a cupboard, in which there were many: which, to judge from the diversity of their appearance, were filled with several kinds of liquids.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context
Sugar is the most desiccating of all salts; it sucks the liquids of the blood through the veins; hence the coagulation, and then the solidification of the blood; hence tubercles in the lungs, hence death.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There are liquid clays, springs, hard rocks, and those soft and deep quagmires which special science calls moutardes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context