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 Meanings and Examples of REFORMISM
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reformism
 n.  doctrine or movement of reform
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  And I let them stay said; and never thought no more about reforming.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI.
2  The expanding forces of life within her choked the desire for reforming.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  Here it seems to me not out of place to cite instances of the Romans seeking assistance from religion in reforming their institutions and in carrying out their warlike designs.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII.
4  Of course, a minute or so later I would realise wrathfully that it was all a lie, a revolting lie, an affected lie, that is, all this penitence, this emotion, these vows of reform.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: V
5  You, for instance, want to cure men of their old habits and reform their will in accordance with science and good sense.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: IX
6  Pierre was staying at Prince Vasili Kuragin's and sharing the dissipated life of his son Anatole, the son whom they were planning to reform by marrying him to Prince Andrew's sister.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
7  Every violent reform deserves censure, for it quite fails to remedy evil while men remain what they are, and also because wisdom needs no violence.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
8  General Campan's division did not seize the first fortification but was driven back, for on emerging from the wood it had to reform under grapeshot, of which Napoleon was unaware.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVII
9  He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established but a feeble confidence.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  The boy's first impulse was to be grateful, and reform.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
11  He said he reckoned a body could reform the old man with a shotgun, maybe, but he didn't know no other way.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V.
12  Mrs. Fisher's latest hobby was municipal reform.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
13  And another thing: People like you and me, who want to reform things, have to be particularly careful about appearances.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
14  I had not long been a reader of the "Liberator," before I got a pretty correct idea of the principles, measures and spirit of the anti-slavery reform.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  I gave her a chance to reform, I tried to save her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 12
Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
16  The campaign for spelling reform has been resurrected.
17  The president candidate drooled the reform measures.
18  He called for the reform of capital gains tax.
19  Some church leaders have been outspoken in their support for political reform in Kenya.
20  The economic reform brought about great change in the lives of the common people.
21  Congress has made half-hearted attempts at finance reform.
22  The finance minister will continue to mastermind Poland's economic reform.
23  The cantankerous aide organized support for health care reform, coordinated the Whitewater defense and helped chart the course to renomination.
24  We must do more to smooth the country's path to democratic reform.
25  We turned our discussion away from the reform in education.
26  We have always stressed the importance of economic reform.
27  The party embarked on a programme of economic reform.
28  The economic logic of reform is inescapable.
29  The government has initiated a programme of economic reform.
30  Our election victory has given us a mandate to reform the economy.