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Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
quite
 ad.  completely, wholly, or entirely
 ad.  to some degree; fairly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If you were asked to prove that two and two made four, you might find some difficulty, and yet you are quite sure of the fact.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  Well, if a man can stride four and a-half feet without the smallest effort, he can't be quite in the sere and yellow.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
3  There is much that is still obscure, though I have quite made up my mind on the main facts.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
4  Gregson looked quite crest-fallen.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
5  "It's quite exciting," said Sherlock Holmes, with a yawn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
6  "It was quite thick enough before," grumbled Lestrade, taking a chair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
7  He was quite dead, and had been for some time, for his limbs were rigid and cold.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
8  Woodwork and glass gave way before him; but before he got quite through, Gregson, Lestrade, and Holmes sprang upon him like so many staghounds.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
9  It ain't quite regular, but He won't mind that, you bet.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
10  At the end of that time, however, his memory of his wrongs and his craving for revenge were quite as keen as on that memorable night when he had stood by John Ferrier's grave.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
11  It would be quite as deadly, and a good deal less noisy than firing across a handkerchief.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
12  Clover was a stout motherly mare approaching middle life, who had never quite got her figure back after her fourth foal.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
13  The situation was quite out of their control.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
14  Old Benjamin, the donkey, seemed quite unchanged since the Rebellion.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
15  Their relations with the human race were now not quite the same as they had been before.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  There's quite a chill in the air this morning.
17  Although she was quite young, she showed a lot of initiative and was promoted to manager after a year.
18  Although she's recovering from her illness, her rate of progress is quite slow.
19  Although he's quite old he's still very active.
20  I am quite unqualified to talk on this subject.
21  The majority of students find it quite hard to live on the amount of money they get.
22  To say is one thing; to do is quite another.
23  The answer he gave was quite surprising.
24  The population in this area is quite widely dispersed.
25  It is quite illegitimate to argue that the government had no choice.
26  He didn't quite dare to imagine himself as a real artist.
27  The attack on him was quite deliberate.
28  I find your attitude towards these women quite repugnant.
29  I find your attitude quite incomprehensible.
30  Tom is quite familiar with the author.