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 Meanings and Examples of TOME
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tome
 n.  large volume; large and scholarly book
Classic Sentence:
1  I snuffed it off, and, very ill at ease under the influence of cold and lingering nausea, sat up and spread open the injured tome on my knee.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Extracting a huge tome in which some by no means reticent mythological illustrations were contained, he set himself to examine these pictures.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  He spent much time in the library poring over an ancient tome.
2  How egocentric is it for these postmodernist writers to whip up these verbose tomes without the slightest concern about reader engagement?
3  At the other end are tomes containing a plethora of platitudes about breaking the mould and worshipping the kill.