NEAT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of neat
Definition:
a. clean or orderly
Example:
As she said this, she came upon a neat little house, on the door of which was a bright brass plate.
Sentence in Classic:
He lay back and, tearing open the packet, placed the last cigarette on the window ledge and began to write out the stanzas of the villanelle in small neat letters on the rough cardboard surface.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He bore himself with a certain grace, complimented little children and spoke with a neat enunciation.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Her plump little white legs terminating in white socks and neat shoes with shining buckles, offered a strange contrast to the long shrivelled members of her companion.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was always well dressed, very neat and plain, but his eyes were weak, just as mine are, and he wore tinted glasses against the glare.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Swithin, half meaning the boy, half meaning the sandwich, as it happened a very neat one, trimmed, triangular.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Candide did not take courage, but followed the old woman to a decayed house, where she gave him a pot of pomatum to anoint his sores, showed him a very neat little bed, with a suit of clothes hanging up, and left him something to eat and drink.
Candide By Voltaire Context
But I could not help observing that he seemed to think he had hit upon a wonderful expedient for expressing himself in a neat, agreeable, and pointed manner, without the inconvenience of inventing conversation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Biddy, looking very neat and modest in her black dress, went quietly here and there, and was very helpful.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She went, with her neat figure and her sober womanly step, down the dark street, and he stood looking after her until she turned into one of the small houses.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Everything was so quiet, and neat, and orderly; everybody so kind and gentle; that after the noise and turbulence in the midst of which he had always lived, it seemed like Heaven itself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Yet all the while he contrived to remain clean and neat, to preserve a cheerful expression of countenance, and even to cultivate a certain elegance of movement.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context