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 Meanings and Examples of VEIN
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vein
 n.  blood vessel that carries blood
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  She touched her bony forehead upon which a blue vein wriggled like a blue worm.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
2  Though even that, you know, is far from explaining all, he added, and with the words fell into a vein of musing.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
3  In its venerable one coat lay a certain vein of satire on human vanity in clothes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
4  "There was Kingsbere church likewise," Fairway recommenced, as one opening a new vein of the same mine of interest.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
5  I ought to be of the same vein, to make you happy, I suppose.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
6  Trouble has taught you a deeper vein of talk than mine.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
7  There was more in the same vein but Scarlett did not finish it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  Had Charles with his fumbling awkwardness and his embarrassed intimacies tapped any of the deep vein of passionate feeling within her, her dreams of Ashley would not be ending with a kiss.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  Not in your usual masterful vein at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  There was in Lily a vein of sentiment, perhaps transmitted from this source, which gave an idealizing touch to her most prosaic purposes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
11  Sam's vein of piety was always uncommonly fervent in his mistress' presence; and he made great capital of scriptural figures and images.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  Monte Cristo had pronounced the name of Fernand with such an expression of hatred that Mercedes felt a thrill of horror run through every vein.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
13  Every pulse beat with feverish excitement, every nerve was strained, every vein swollen, and every part of his body seemed to suffer distinctly from the rest, thus multiplying his agony a thousand-fold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
14  Morrel, overpowered, turned around in the arm-chair; a delicious torpor permeated every vein.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
15  Just over the external jugular vein there were two punctures, not large, but not wholesome-looking.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  He could have died after developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight to Sydney.
2  The nurse was having trouble finding a vein in his arm.
3  You will never enjoy the world aright, till he sea itself floweth in your vein, till you are clothed with the heavens, and crowned with the stars.
4  A blue vein throbbed in his forehead.
5  The director discovered a rich vein of sentimentality.
6  The surgeon performed a section on the vein.
7  The opening scene is very violent, and the rest of the film continues in similar vein.
8  Surgical waiting lists were reduced by the simple expedient of striking off all patients awaiting varicose vein operations.
9  I now clapped my hands in sudden joy -- my pulse bounded, my vein thrilled.
10  When they assay the ore, they find that they have discovered a very rich vein.
11  The doctors need to preserve and re-route those veins or both twins risk suffering a stroke.
12  The doctor shows me how blood to circulate in my veins on pictures.
13  I can tell when he is under stress by the way the veins distend on his forehead.
14  The supply of this ore is apparently inexhaustible, but no veins have as yet been found.
15  Some physiologists infuse sugar solutions into the veins of animals.