LITERATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of literate
Definition:
a. educated; schooled; one who can read and write
Example:
This claim is made on the grounds that literate people can be trained less expensively.
Sentence in Classic:
If Will were as literate as Guy, or Guy were as executive as Will, I think I could endure even Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
I assure you it would be quite impossible for me to work with him; I literally feel physically ill when I am in the company of such people.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
It was a crazy old house with a wharf of its own, abutting on the water when the tide was in, and on the mud when the tide was out, and literally overrun with rats.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby, bending himself at the knees, literally embraced his legs in his great satisfaction and laughed aloud.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
It was not, indeed, anything specific that he feared: there had been a literal truth in his declaration that he did not think anything would happen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Gray wool for uniforms was now almost literally more priceless than rubies, and Ashley was wearing the familiar homespun.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Tell him that we yield to his rapacity, as in similar circumstances we should do to that of a literal robber.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
It was the idea also, that this same spermaceti was that quickening humor of the Greenland Whale which the first syllable of the word literally expresses.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
I know for a fact, that his race horses literally ran away with the prettiest bit of Kentucky farming land I ever laid eyes upon.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context