LUMP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LUMP
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lump
 n.  a small mass of matter of irregular shape; irregular or shapeless mass; small cube of sugar
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  Mary put her hand up to her throat because she was afraid he might see the excited lump which she felt jump into it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  "I'm not as selfish as you, because I'm always ill, and I'm sure there is a lump coming on my back," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  He said that if he felt even quite a little lump some day he should know his hunch had begun to grow.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  If you did it was only a hysterical lump.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  I didn't know," ventured the nurse, "that he thought he had a lump on his spine.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  He gazed and gazed and gulped a lump down his throat and did not say a word.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
7  That lump doesn't come in my throat now and I keep thinking of nice things instead of horrible ones.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  You can lump that hat if you don't like it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
9  He showed Huck the fragment of candle-wick perched on a lump of clay against the wall, and described how he and Becky had watched the flame struggle and expire.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  She went and got the lump of lead and fetched it back, and brought along a hank of yarn which she wanted me to help her with.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
11  So she dropped the lump into my lap just at that moment, and I clapped my legs together on it and she went on talking.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
12  And, mind you, when a girl tries to catch anything in her lap she throws her knees apart; she don't clap them together, the way you did when you catched the lump of lead.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
13  Some persons even got a splinter in their heart, and then it made one shudder, for their heart became like a lump of ice.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
14  Then he gave him a lump of silver as big as his head.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
15  A hard little pain had started in her heart and was traveling slowly up toward her throat where it would become a lump and the lump would soon become tears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  I have a lump on my head.
2  What they expected to be the removal of a small lump turned out to be major surgery.
3  The media tends to lump all these groups together.
4  They've been told: take the lower interest rate, or lump it.
5  My wife would receive a guaranteed lump sum in the event of my death.
6  I've got a lump on my shoulder.
7  Have you ever found a small lump or a bump on your body?
8  Children may have no symptoms at all, and sometimes a lump is the first sign of the disease noticed by parents or doctors.
9  And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal."
10  Wind and rain have eroded the statues into shapeless lumps of stone.
11  Break up these large lumps of dirt.
12  Nine out of ten lumps are not cancerous.
13  Pass the sauce through a sieve to remove any lumps.
14  Stir the sauce to remove any small lumps.
15  Strain the custard to remove lumps.