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 Meanings and Examples of VEGETABLE
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vegetable
 n.  any of numerous herbaceous plants to eat in meal
Example Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  They planned to visit a vegetable garden.
2  Most foreign trading companies in West Africa deals in rubber, cocoa and vegetable oil.
3  Severe brain damage turned him into a vegetable.
4  They railed in their vegetable garden.
5  The potato is the most popular vegetable in Britain.
6  Their vegetable cellar caved suddenly yesterday.
7  If the stuffing isn't to be dry, you need some sort of soft vegetable or melting cheese.
8  Although the pumpkin is botanically classified as a fruit, it is widely regarded as a vegetable.
9  As each vegetable is done, return it to the roasting pan.
10  The price of vegetables and fruits fluctuates according to the season.
11  Stir-fry the chicken for one minute, then add the vegetables.
12  In Britain, the traditional Sunday lunch consists of roast meat, potatoes and other vegetables.
13  I usually buy all my vegetables at the market.
14  The vegetables are stirred into the rice while it is hot.
15  You can buy fresh fruit and vegetables in the market.
Classic Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
1  Tom Slattery owned no slaves, and he and his two oldest boys spasmodically worked their few acres of cotton, while the wife and younger children tended what was supposed to be a vegetable garden.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  We could not determine whether they were animal or vegetable.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
3  The clouds of white dust that blew up the street, the gusts of hot wind that withered his vegetable garden, never disturbed his calm.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
4  Further away still, vegetable gardens abounded, with frequent small plantations of orange or lemon trees intervening.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
5  He snuffed in every corner, in the barn, in the cow-shed, in the henhouses, in the vegetable garden, and found traces of Snowball almost everywhere.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
6  It was the united products of infinitesimal vegetable causes, and these were neither stems, leaves, fruit, blades, prickles, lichen, nor moss.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
7  In the end, wisely and carefully we shall readjust the balance of animal and vegetable life to suit our human needs.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
8  I must have read very perspicuously, or the poor soul must have been deeply interested, for I remember she had a cloudy impression, after I had done, that they were a sort of vegetable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
9  I even entertained some idea of putting myself on a vegetable diet, vaguely conceiving that, in becoming a graminivorous animal, I should sacrifice to Dora.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
10  When the nettle is young, the leaf makes an excellent vegetable; when it is older, it has filaments and fibres like hemp and flax.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
11  Moreover, he was regular, and never went out except for well-demonstrated requirements of the orchard and vegetable garden.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FAUCHELEVENT IN THE PRESENCE OF A DIFFICULTY
12  He smiled to think that it was this disorder, the misrule and confusion of his father's house and the stagnation of vegetable life, which was to win the day in his soul.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
13  Next, he opened a gate into a large vegetable enclosure, and thence the koliaska emerged into a square near a wooden church, with, showing beyond the latter, the roofs of the manorial homestead.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
14  However there was still plenty of hog meat, as well as chickens and vegetables.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  The soft earth was scarred with hoof prints and heavy wheels and the vegetables were mashed into the soil.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV