SICKEN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sicken
Definition:
v. make sick; disease; impair; weaken; become sick; fall into disease
Example:
The dog began to sicken and soon died.
Sentence in Classic:
I looked towards its completion with a tremulous and eager hope, which I dared not trust myself to question but which was intermixed with obscure forebodings of evil that made my heart sicken in my bosom.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He had soon given in to them and allowed them to sweep across and abase his intellect, wondering always where they came from, from what den of monstrous images, and always weak and humble towards others, restless and sickened of himself when they had swept over him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I had no claim, and I finally resolved, and ever afterwards abided by the resolution, that my heart should never be sickened with the hopeless task of attempting to establish one.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
I saw what I saw, I heard what I heard, and my soul sickened at it; and yet now when that sight has faded from my eyes, I ask myself if I believe it, and I cannot answer.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
When the attendants rushed in, and we turned our attention to him, his employment positively sickened me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
On the third day my mother sickened; her fever was accompanied by the most alarming symptoms, and the looks of her medical attendants prognosticated the worst event.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Brought from all the recesses of the coast in all the legality of time contracts, lost in uncongenial surroundings, fed on unfamiliar food, they sickened, became inefficient, and were then allowed to crawl away and rest.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Eliza sickened, and strained her child closer to her bosom; the old woman prayed and groaned, and George and Jim clenched their pistols with the grasp of despair.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context