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 Meanings and Examples of SOLE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
sole
 n.  bottom; underside of foot or shoe or boot; bottom surface of a plow
Classic Sentence: (122 in 9 pages)
1  From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  The days now passed as peaceably as before, with the sole alteration that joy had taken place of sadness in the countenances of my friends.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
4  These emotions, in fact, and its bitterest scorn besides, seemed to be the sole portion that she retained in the universal heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
5  Heart-smitten at this bewildering and baffling spell, that so often came between herself and her sole treasure, whom she had bought so dear, and who was all her world, Hester sometimes burst into passionate tears.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
6  It was the sole resource; for he told me that the case must be over in five minutes when the witness was there, and that no power on earth could prevent its going against us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
7  All the rest he died possessed of, he bequeathed to Peggotty; whom he left residuary legatee, and sole executrix of that his last will and testament.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
8  Miss Mills and her journal were my sole consolation at this period.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
9  The sole difference lay in the fact that he was more busily occupied than ever.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 26
10  But these cares and anxieties were for Darya Alexandrovna the sole happiness possible.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 7
11  It was an evil action, of course, but it was the sole means of escape, and better not to brood over these fearful facts.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 8
12  He recognized that the newspapers published a great deal that was superfluous and exaggerated, with the sole aim of attracting attention and outbidding one another.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
13  It was an agonizing error, but it was the sole logical result of ages of human thought in that direction.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 9
14  These are the sole dwellers in the wilderness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
15  Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Academic ability is not the sole criterion for admission to the college.
2  This is the sole means of access to the building.
3  My sole objective is to make the information more widely available.
4  The Vibram sole unit could do with a little more rigidity for scrambling, but provides good adhesion for walking on all surfaces.
5  I'm the sole victim of Mother's tyranny.
6  Letters whose sole purpose is to make a political point will not be published.
7  He is the sole importer of this product, and he certainly thinks he's onto a winner.
8  The company's sole concern is to ensure the safety of its employees.
9  His sole aim in life is to enjoy himself.
10  Finance for a sole trader usually comes from the individual's own savings or from family and friends.
11  The sole redeeming feature of this job is the salary.
12  The sole redeeming feature of your behaviour is that you're not denying it.
13  Chief Hart had sole control over that fund.
14  I was the sole representative of the general practitioners.
15  My sole reason for coming here was to see you.