WROUGHT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WROUGHT
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wrought
 a.  putting together; created; having been worked or prepared somehow
Classic Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
1  As a carpenter's nails are divided into wrought nails and cut nails; so mankind may be similarly divided.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
2  Little Flask was one of the wrought ones; made to clinch tight and last long.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
3  And all these subtle agencies, more and more they wrought on Ahab's texture.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
4  The day before this examination she was so wrought up, she left home and wandered miles away.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
5  Then his eye passed to the long table in the center of the hall, a table black as ebony, and gleaming with wrought silver and gold.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 24
6  The melody, which no weakness could destroy, gradually wrought its sweet influence on the senses of those who heard it.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
7  Conviction gradually wrought its influence, and toward the close of Hawkeye's speech, his sentences were accompanied by the customary exclamation of commendation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
8  But stronger than all was maternal love, wrought into a paroxysm of frenzy by the near approach of a fearful danger.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  The bedstead, chairs, and lounges, were of bamboo, wrought in peculiarly graceful and fanciful patterns.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  A light, fanciful bamboo table stood in the middle of the room, where a Parian vase, wrought in the shape of a white lily, with its buds, stood, ever filled with flowers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  On this table lay Eva's books and little trinkets, with an elegantly wrought alabaster writing-stand, which her father had supplied to her when he saw her trying to improve herself in writing.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  He bears no letter of infamy wrought into his garment, as thou dost, but I shall read it on his heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
13  Vanity, it may be, chose to mortify itself, by putting on, for ceremonials of pomp and state, the garments that had been wrought by her sinful hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
14  She recognises, believe me, the solemn miracle which God hath wrought in the existence of that child.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
15  All this while Hester had been looking steadily at the old man, and was shocked, as well as wonder-smitten, to discern what a change had been wrought upon him within the past seven years.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
Example Sentence:
1  Of course the objection wrought my eagerness to a climax: gratified it must be, and that without delay; and I told him so.
2  She must have a good deal to break a wrought iron bar.
3  I choose for my subject faith wrought into life, apart from creed or dogma.
4  The watch was wrought with great skill.