Sentence Examples


  • He visited London and Paris in 1771, selling lovephiltres, elixirs of youth, mixtures for making ugly women beautiful, alchemistic powders, &c., and deriving large profits from his trade.
  • I define wisdom as deriving a course of action from applying a value system to a situation.
  • We are cheered when we observe the vulture feeding on the carrion which disgusts and disheartens us, and deriving health and strength from the repast.
  • You mustn't trifle with it, you know, or it may turn to pneumonia, she would go on, deriving much comfort from the utterance of that foreign word, incomprehensible to others as well as to herself.
  • My current projects include: Deriving corrections of the mean wind speed measurements made from anemometers located on individual research ships.

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