PERENNIAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERENNIAL
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 n.  lasting indefinitely long time; suggesting self-renewal; remaining active throughout all the time
Classic Sentence:
1  Huckleberry was always dressed in the cast-off clothes of full-grown men, and they were in perennial bloom and fluttering with rags.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
2  But roses only bloom in summer; whereas the fine carnation of their cheeks is perennial as sunlight in the seventh heavens.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
3  And it chanced that the direction of my scientific studies, which led wholly toward the mystic and the transcendental, re-acted and shed a strong light on this consciousness of the perennial war among my members.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
4  His father was the kind of man who delights in a charming woman: who quotes her, stimulates her, and keeps her perennially charming.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
5  In particular, the collar on one of them had been neatly mended, although hitherto its state of dilapidation had been such as perennially to allow the stuffing to protrude through the leather.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  These plants are hardy perennial and will bloom for many years.
2  The perennial bachelor vowed to remain celibate.
3  I wonder at her perennial youthfulness.
4  The novel's central theme is the perennial conflict between men and women.
5  As a result, your garden will remain perennially healthy and alive.
6  THE choice of the name, Francis, by the new Pope, is a stroke of genius; St Francis of Assisi is perennially the Catholic Church's most popular saint.