VARIETY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VARIETY
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variety
 n.  diversity; quality or condition of being various or varied
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  All the people Ellen had known in Savannah might have been cast from the same mold, so similar were their view points and traditions, but here was a variety of people.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Visitors added excitement and variety to the slow-moving Southern life and they were always welcome.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  On the present occasion, however, a variety of reasons had combined to bring her to town; and foremost among them was the fact that she had fewer invitations than usual for the autumn.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  The prospect was unlimited, but exceedingly monotonous and forbidding; not the slightest variety that I could see.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5  Like fashionables, they are for ever on the move in leisurely search of variety.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
6  I liked to schottische with her; she had so much spring and variety, and was always putting in new steps and slides.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
7  As time goes on there is a variety of drunkenness, among the younger men especially.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  All of these things were printed in many languages, as were also the names of the resorts, which were infinite in their variety and appeal.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
9  A full half of these were "fakes," put in by the endless variety of establishments which preyed upon the helpless ignorance of the unemployed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
10  Perhaps you laugh too, dear reader; but you know humanity comes out in a variety of strange forms now-a-days, and there is no end to the odd things that humane people will say and do.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  In front it had a neat garden-patch, where, every summer, strawberries, raspberries, and a variety of fruits and vegetables, flourished under careful tending.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  From the variety it contained, Miss Ophelia pulled out first a fine damask table-cloth stained with blood, having evidently been used to envelop some raw meat.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  He had been put through an immense variety of paces, and had answered volumes of head-breaking questions.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
14  The same great manufacturer, always with an immense variety of work on hand, in every stage of development, passed Sissy onward in his mill, and worked her up into a very pretty article indeed.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
15  She wished to be able to decline it; but the tears, which a variety of feelings created, made it easier to swallow than to speak.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
16  There're a large variety of goods in the shops.
17  They enjoy participating in a wide variety of activities, both locally and further afield.
18  This variety of dog is very useful for hunting.
19  He resigned for a variety of reasons.
20  The climbers strapped on a variety of equipment.
21  The restaurant offers a wide variety of local specialities.
22  The bowl contained a variety of fruit.
23  The girls come from a variety of different backgrounds.
24  The students come from a variety of social classes.
25  Dealing with customers adds variety to the job.
26  There's a large variety of goods in the shops.
27  I didn't want to be typecast and I think I've maintained a large variety in the roles I've played.
28  There is a wide variety of patterns to choose from.
29  The shopping-centre sells a variety of goods.
30  The dish was accompanied by a variety of pickles.