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 Sentences of nocturnal
Definition:
a. of or relating to or occurring in the night; most active at night
Example:
They wouldn't rest until the large black snake, which appears to be nocturnal, is no longer free.
Sentence in Classic:
In this way my second link was formed, which told me that the nocturnal visitors were two in number, one remarkable for his height (as I calculated from the length of his stride), and the other fashionably dressed, to judge from the small and elegant impression left by his boots.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
That one dint in the short, green grass was the only material witness left of this inexplicable nocturnal flight.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The bridge leading to Palace Square was not to be found; scarcely trusting his senses, the nocturnal wanderer discovered a shallow piece of water, and here fell in with two men who very comfortably were rocking to and fro in a boat.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
The wheat crop was full of weeds, and it was discovered that on one of his nocturnal visits Snowball had mixed weed seeds with the seed corn.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
When Princess Mary returned to her room after her nocturnal talk with Pierre, Natasha met her on the threshold.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In secret nocturnal enterprises of this sort, no man was ever more successful than Aratus of Sicyon, although in any encounter by day there never was a more arrant coward.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
And when at last, thinking the driver had begun to grow suspicious, he discharged the cab and ventured on foot, attired in his misfitting clothes, an object marked out for observation, into the midst of the nocturnal passengers, these two base passions raged within him like a tempest.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
In the mysterious nocturnal separation from all outward signs of life, she felt herself more strangely confronted with her fate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
And it was against this nocturnal organization that the newspapers of the North cried out most loudly, never realizing the tragic necessity that brought it into being.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It seemed to be a sort of rite with him, to prepare himself for slumber by meditation in the presence of the grand spectacles of the nocturnal heavens.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Nevertheless, whatever may be the contrast, all these toilers, from the highest to the most nocturnal, from the wisest to the most foolish, possess one likeness, and this is it: disinterestedness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context