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 Meanings and Examples of WHOLESOME
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wholesome
 a.  conducive to sound health or well-being; beneficial
Classic Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  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
2  Exposure and want of wholesome food were wearing him out.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  The Bank offered no violence to the wholesome monotony of the town.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
4  But at least he was sane, and wholesome, if even he looked thin and ill.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  And he was a passionate man, wholesome and passionate.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
6  Besides, that would be all recreation and indulgence, without the wholesome alloy of labour, and I do not like to eat the bread of idleness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  She had tasted of consequence in its most flattering form; and he did hope that the loss of it, the sinking again into nothing, would awaken very wholesome regrets in her mind.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  How quiet and sweet and wholesome the garden looked in the moonlight, and it could not be more than thirty feet down.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  Our agriculture and horticulture destroy a weed just here and there and cultivate perhaps a score or so of wholesome plants, leaving the greater number to fight out a balance as they can.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
10  Then I sniffed good wholesome meat, and opened the door on you.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XII
11  Work is wholesome, and there is plenty for everyone.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
12  Jo announced that the coffee was ready, and everyone settled themselves to a hearty meal, for youth is seldom dyspeptic, and exercise develops wholesome appetites.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
13  I don't let the girls hev coffee only once a week, accordin to your wish, and keep em on plain wholesome vittles.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
14  So nothing came of these trials, and Jo corked up her inkstand, and said in a fit of very wholesome humility.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
15  The invigorating air did them both good, and much exercise worked wholesome changes in minds as well as bodies.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
Example Sentence:
1  They can be made dairy free, still be delicious, and contain wholesome goodness.
2  Bitter pills may have wholesome effort.