VOLCANIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VOLCANIC
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volcanic
 a.  explosively unstable; relating to volcanoes
Classic Sentence:
1  Now the other side presented itself to Lily, the volcanic nether side of the surface over which conjecture and innuendo glide so lightly till the first fissure turns their whisper to a shriek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  Instead he had come to America, where he lived in a garret room in this slum district, and made volcanic energy take the place of fire.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
3  It is a rock of almost conical form, which looks as though it had been thrust up by volcanic force from the depth to the surface of the ocean.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
4  The sight of the fair young girl, as frank and wholesome as the Sierra breezes, had stirred his volcanic, untamed heart to its very depths.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  He was never so resolute, never so strong, never so full of volcanic energy, as at present.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  At that time it was the sudden volcanic rupture of nearly all relations between black and white, in work and government and family life.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
Example Sentence:
1  A cloud of volcanic ash is spreading across wide areas of the Philippines.
2  The city was entombed in volcanic lava.
3  The place was recently visited by a serious volcanic eruption.
4  At least one village about three kilometers from the crater has been covered in a dusting of volcanic ash.
5  The city of Pompeii was destroyed by volcanic ash rather than by molten lava flowing from Mount Vesuvius.
6  And other volcanic behemoths could be lurking among the dozen or so large oceanic plateaux around the world, he thought.