SURRENDER in a Sentence

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surrender
 v.  hand over, give up, give something into another's control
Classic Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
1  It was the Fontaine boys, the first of the County men home from the war, who brought the news of the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  On their way to Mimosa and eager for home, they only stopped a moment at Tara to kiss the girls and give them news of the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  While Scarlett talked to the boys on the front porch, Melanie, Suellen and Carreen slipped silently into the house as soon as they heard the news of the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  After the surrender, an ever-present feud over the horse smoldered between Scarlett and Suellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Now that buoyancy had gone, as if the surrender had taken all hope from her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  The paddock, once full of frolicking colts and placid brood mares, was empty now except for one mule, the mule Mr. Tarleton had ridden home from the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Oh, of course, she knew about the Scallawags--Southerners who had turned Republican very profitably--and the Carpetbaggers, those Yankees who came South like buzzards after the surrender with all their worldly possessions in one carpetbag.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  After the surrender I had about ten dollars in silver and nothing else in the world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  It was an expression vastly different from the tired helplessness she had seen in the faces of men coming home from the war after the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Scarlett heard over and over until she could have screamed at the repetition: "I'd have taken their damned oath right after the surrender if they'd acted decent."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  They haven't got that I-don't-care-about-anything look the soldiers had right after the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  I don't believe I really thought from the time of the surrender until you went away from here.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  The house had originally been two stories high but the upper floor had been destroyed by shells during the siege and the owner, returning after the surrender, had lacked the money to replace it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  These girls who had come to maturity since the surrender had only childish memories of the war and lacked the bitterness that animated their elders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  Remembering these tragedies, a cold dread ran in the veins of those whose motto was "No surrender"--a dread which the very sight of Melanie's soft but unyielding face dispelled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Sadness is easier because its surrender.
2  Don't surrender to this dark woeld.
3  They would rather die than surrender.
4  Do no through fear of poverty surrender liberty.
5  General Martin Bonnet called on the rebels to surrender.
6  He was ordered to surrender his gun.
7  In the mouth, heart in surrender, we all pretend.
8  The terrorists were given ten minutes to surrender.
9  The enemy must decide between surrender and starvation.
10  But analysts say national governments may prove highly reluctant to surrender control of their radio frequencies to Brussels.
11  The emperor was spared the onus of signing the surrender papers; instead, he relegated the assignment to his generals.
12  The sailors decided to scuttle their vessel rather than surrender it to the enemy.
13  The boy surrendered the catapult to the teacher.
14  The hijackers eventually surrendered themselves to the police.
15  He surrendered to despair and eventually committed suicide.