PRESERVATIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of preservative
Definition:
n. something used to preserve, especially a chemical added to foods to inhibit spoilage
Example:
I have had some previous experience in this branch of what I call preservative chemistry.
Sentence in Classic:
I need hardly remind you that during the days of the retreat all boys are expected to preserve a quiet and pious demeanour and to shun all loud unseemly pleasure.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I keep it only to safeguard myself, and to preserve a weapon which will always secure me from any steps which he might take in the future.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Hudson into violent hysterics, and found that Mycroft had preserved my rooms and my papers exactly as they had always been.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They were, namely, casts of female friends, whose bodily or mental deformities were here most faithfully preserved.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Levin went to the steps, took a run from above as best he could, and dashed down, preserving his balance in this unwonted movement with his hands.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Without giving himself a reason for what he was doing, he strained every nerve of his being for those two days, simply to preserve an appearance of composure, and even of indifference.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Afterwards she brought a freshly roasted chicken, ham, preserves made with honey, and preserves made with sugar.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In her view the aim of every religion was merely to preserve certain proprieties while affording satisfaction to human desires.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With regard to administrative matters, the establishment of a municipality did not stop the robberies and was only of use to certain people who formed part of that municipality and under pretext of preserving order looted Moscow or saved their own property from being looted.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His means increased rapidly; serfs from neighboring estates came to beg him to buy them, and long after his death the memory of his administration was devoutly preserved among the serfs.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context