WHOLESALE in a Sentence

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wholesale
 a.  selling or related to selling goods in large quantities; large-scale; on a large scale without careful discrimination
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The air was thick with rumors of wholesale hangings by the Yankees should the guilty parties be found and of a concerted uprising against the whites by the negroes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  All that prevented a wholesale exodus was India's whispered message: "Captain Butler says not to run."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
3  She learned, in brief, that this was the one Logical Location for factories and wholesale houses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Thoughtful Afro-Americans with the strong arm of the government withdrawn and with the hope to stop such wholesale massacres urged the race to sacrifice its political rights for sake of peace.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
5  He met some neighbors with whom Elzbieta had made friends in her neighborhood, and he set out to make Socialists of them by wholesale, and several times he all but got into a fight.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
6  Well, sir, every day, ay, and twice and thrice in the same day, there have been orders and complaints, and I have been sent flying to all the wholesale chemists in town.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
7  He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
8  Their wholesale price was six shillings, but the retailer would get twelve or more.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
9  We have seen both the retailers and also the wholesale manufacturers.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
10  , was a nursery of all the worst crimes, the slightest occasion giving rise to wholesale rapine and murder.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIX.
11  But this poetry done into solemn prose meant either wholesale confiscation of private property in the South, or vast appropriations.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
12  Hard tales of cruelty and mistreatment of the chained freemen are told, but the county authorities were deaf until the free-labor market was nearly ruined by wholesale migration.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
13  Payne, wholesale merchant; and many others.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
14  For instance, had pepper represented the nearest article within reach, she had added pepper wholesale.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
15  "Yes, wholesale," replied the old man.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  Warehouse clubs allow members to buy goods at wholesale prices.
2  They are only doing what is necessary to prevent wholesale destruction of vegetation.
3  You can sell it to them at a set wholesale price, allowing them to mark it up for retail.
4  This company will not be successful until there are wholesale changes.
5  The latest figures for American wholesale prices show they fell by nearly two percent last month.
6  At one corner of the tract is a large Sultan Center wholesale outlet.
7  In other words, Metro became the wholesaler and Local Governments became the retailers of certain municipal services.