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presentment
 n.  formal presentation of information to court;
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  For the first time our eyes rested upon this presentment of the great emperor, which seemed to raise such frantic and destructive hatred in the mind of the unknown.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
2  Before turning to those moral and mental aspects of the matter which present the greatest difficulties, let the enquirer begin by mastering more elementary problems.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
3  At present my attention was centred upon the single grim motionless figure which lay stretched upon the boards, with vacant sightless eyes staring up at the discoloured ceiling.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  It told me that Drebber had already applied for the protection of the law against an old rival in love, named Jefferson Hope, and that this same Hope was at present in Europe.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
5  All the animals were now present except Moses, the tame raven, who slept on a perch behind the back door.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
6  He had, he said, been present during Boxer's last hours.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
7  There was nothing with which they could compare their present lives: they had nothing to go upon except Squealer's lists of figures, which invariably demonstrated that everything was getting better and better.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
8  In a moment, he said, he would ask the present company to drink a toast.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
9  The future disturbing our present.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
10  The future shadowed their present, like the sun coming through the many-veined transparent vine leaf; a criss-cross of lines making no pattern.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
11  Perhaps she'll reach the present, if she skips.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
12  It was the primeval voice sounding loud in the ear of the present moment.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
13  A film fell over her eyes, shutting off the present.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
14  The hands of the clock had stopped at the present moment.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
15  He assures them that their last sample is impure and quite useless for his present purpose.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  However, it seems reasonable to assume that pragmatic factors in comprehension will also be present in production.
17  The present constitution gives supreme authority to the presidency.
18  The country's present difficulties arise from the reduced value of its money.
19  The leadership want to present a single slate of candidates to be approved in an open vote.
20  With no news from the explorers we can only surmise their present position / where they are.
21  Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go.
22  They covenanted that their hostages would be present.
23  Write down the advice of him that loves you, though you like it not at present.
24  I must write and thank Mary for the present.
25  The British present political system has evolved over several centuries.
26  No new business can flourish in the present economic climate.
27  I gave her a card, but my brother went one better and bought her a present.
28  She chose the present with loving care.
29  I shall certainly be present at the meeting, but I am not sure about my wife.
30  We've got to change the present system in which high court judges are regarded as somehow untouchable.