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 n.  an opinion or decision made after judging the facts, especially one made at the end of a trial
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  But even that is nothing for you to worry about when you consider that there's nothing hanging on the outcome of this trial, and that, whatever the verdict, I will just laugh at it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
2  So civil servants like this are not able to learn the things you can learn from studying the successive stages that individual trials go through, the final verdict or the reasons for it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
3  Then he could be suddenly surprised with the verdict, or at least with a notification that the hearing had not decided in his favour and the matter would be passed on to a higher office.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
4  I'll certainly make several attempts, but still, we'll have to forget about them, but at least we can afford to do that as no one judge can pass the decisive verdict.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
5  She knew now that there was no appeal of emotion or reason which would turn that cool brain from its verdict.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LXIII
6  A few eyebrows indicating a verdict that Doc Kennicott's bride was noisy and improper.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
7  Dave had given verdict, "What these mouthy youngsters that hang around the pool-room need is universal military training."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
8  Of course the verdict was an open one.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
9  The jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence and exonerated Lennon from all blame.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A PAINFUL CASE
10  A verdict of death by misadventure was returned.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
11  'Consider your verdict,' the King said to the jury.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
12  'Consider your verdict,' he said to the jury, in a low, trembling voice.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII. Alice's Evidence
13  It could have betokened nothing short of the anticipated execution of some noted culprit, on whom the sentence of a legal tribunal had but confirmed the verdict of public sentiment.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
14  In this cosey state of mind we came to the verdict Wilful Murder.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVIII
15  Looking round, he saw that the juryman had turned together, to consider their verdict.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  He was too puffed up with his own importance, too blinded by vanity to accept their verdict on him.
2  The court's initial verdict in the police officers' trial set off serious riots.
3  In the case of an adverse verdict, the company could stand to lose millions.
4  The jury has retired to consider its verdict.
5  Everyone was aghast at the verdict.
6  The jury found him guilty by a majority verdict.
7  The coroner recorded a verdict of death by natural causes.
8  The response to the jury's verdict was one of outrage.
9  The jury returned a unanimous verdict of guilty after a short deliberation.
10  Legally this is a hugely complicated case and it will take months for the judge to reach the verdict.
11  For weeks EU institutions have been waiting for the verdict of two nations at the heart of Europe.
12  "It's a pun!" the King added in an offended tone, and everybody laughed, "Let the jury consider their verdict," the King said.
13  After the verdict, his lawyers claimed he had a mental stress caused by confinement, and called for the court to suspend the appeals trial until improved.
14  The intervention by Thailand's revered monarch two weeks ago is more likely to have influenced their verdict.
15  The lead-up to the trial itself sparked suspicions: secret jury deliberation can lead to jury nullification, when the jury renders a verdict based purely on its prejudices.