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ripe
 a.  completely developed and ready to be collected or eaten
Classic Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  They fell into a clever girl's hand just like the ripe peaches at Tara when the trees were gently shaken.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  But ripe buckwheat's got sap in it and it bends.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
3  For leagues and leagues it undulated round us, so that we seemed to be sailing through boundless fields of ripe and golden wheat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
4  Dropping his spade, he thrust both hands in, and drew out handfuls of something that looked like ripe Windsor soap, or rich mottled old cheese; very unctuous and savory withal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
5  Before we left, Peter put ripe cucumbers into a sack for Mrs. Shimerda and gave us a lard-pail full of milk to cook them in.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
6  I slept that night in the room I used to have when I was a little boy, with the summer wind blowing in at the windows, bringing the smell of the ripe fields.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
7  The orchard seemed full of sun, like a cup, and we could smell the ripe apples on the trees.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
8  Her face was round and rosy, with a healthful downy softness, suggestive of a ripe peach.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  The door here opened, and a little short, round, pin-cushiony woman stood at the door, with a cheery, blooming face, like a ripe apple.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  I found plenty strawberries, ripe and prime; and green summer grapes, and green razberries; and the green blackberries was just beginning to show.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
11  I was glad the way it come out, too, because crabapples ain't ever good, and the p'simmons wouldn't be ripe for two or three months yet.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
12  These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow ripe it was found that every night one of them was gone.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
13  'Shake me, shake me, I pray; my apples, one and all, are ripe,' it cried.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
14  In this garden stood a fine large pear-tree full of ripe fruit; and Ashputtel, not knowing where to hide herself, jumped up into it without being seen.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In ASHPUTTEL
15  Lovely as the Greek girls of Cyprus or Chios, Mercedes boasted the same bright flashing eyes of jet, and ripe, round, coral lips.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
Example Sentence:
1  The time is ripe for action.
2  There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe.
3  Always choose firm, but ripe fruit.
4  Those bananas aren't ripe yet - they're still green.
5  A green banana is not ripe enough to eat.
6  The farmers are getting the crops in now that they are ripe.
7  Revolution can only occur at a time when both internal and external conditions of a country are ripe enough.
8  We were pretty ripe after a week of walking.
9  The conditions were ripe for social change.
10  Henry always eats them before they're ripe, which is rather hard.
11  Roe is the fully ripe egg masses of fish and certain marine animals, such as shrimp and scallop.