Adjectives for Occupation | Words to describe Occupation


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  • 1. AGRICULTURE, honorable occupation, 404. 🔊
  • 2. Each of them shows a typical occupation of the season and most of them have a famous castle in the background. 🔊
  • 3. According to these writers, Phaon was a good-looking young brute engaged in the not inelegant occupation of ferryman. 🔊
  • 4. Antwerp still displayed the scars left by the German occupation, so the tourists decided not to tarry there very long. 🔊
  • 5. No minor shall be allowed to sell indecent literature, etc., nor be let out as acrobat or mendicant or for any immoral occupation. 🔊
  • 6. The Burmans nowhere appear to so much advantage as in their boats, the management of which is evidently a favourite occupation. 🔊
  • 7. The tailors cut out, made, and repaired the clothing for the fourth and fifth classes, and any other such occupation required in the prison. 🔊
  • 8. During the time of the German occupation, her coolness and energetic attitude assured the safety of the establishment she directed. 🔊
  • 9. At the beginning of the American occupation, in 1899, there were about nine-hundred and fifty miles. 🔊
  • 10. Twice we successfully withstood the military occupation; more English perished while in flight from drowning than fell by our bullets. 🔊
  • 11. Of course it was the merest fallacy, so far as Nettie's immediate occupation was concerned. 🔊
  • 12. Wellington took a decided part, and which was actually at that moment taking complete military occupation of Ireland. 🔊
  • 13. Thirty-five thousand organized Belgians gave their volunteer service to their countrymen from beginning to end of the long occupation. 🔊
  • 14. I found that making love, even to my cousin, who was like a sister to me, was upon the whole a pleasurable occupation. 🔊
  • 15. There seemed nothing to be done, but to try to force her into cheerful occupation, and to hope that time and her own good sense would do the rest. 🔊
  • 16. Certainly, judged by the standards of a truly progressive race, the Spanish occupation had many shortcomings. 🔊
  • 17. The administration of Cuba during the period of American military occupation was a model of its kind. 🔊
  • 18. No, I've discovered the real thing, the only genuine occupation for a life time. 🔊
  • 19. The war fever was rising steadily; the chief occupation of Canadians in those days was watching the bulletin boards. 🔊
  • 20. What was now a paved and open courtyard had been the magazine of the castle during the Turkish occupation of Croatia. 🔊
  • 21. She essayed to turn herself into a kind of vegetable; read nothing, talked to no one but the children, indulged in no kind of mental occupation. 🔊
  • 22. Just as the modern statesmen turn to commercial penetration, so Spain turned, as always, to religious occupation. 🔊
  • 23. Convoying ships in the stormy autumn and winter waters, amid the fog and rain of the eastern Atlantic, was a monotonous and dreary occupation. 🔊
  • 24. A Godin stove glowed in one corner of the great room; the fire in it had never been allowed to die out since the first occupation of the studio. 🔊
  • 25. Barrett insists that this was Astor's first occupation in New York. 🔊
  • 26. A very interesting old book, the descriptions in which carry the mind forcibly back to the Moorish occupation of Spain. 🔊
  • 27. In his need of a remunerative occupation he applied for the position of city engineer in St. Louis; but he failed to obtain it. 🔊
  • 28. In public meetings which were held throughout the country this joint occupation convention was explained and discussed, and its abrogation was demanded. 🔊
  • 29. All the same, she missed her former comrades now that she had lost them; but most of all she missed the wholesome occupation and mental employment of her studies. 🔊
  • 30. And now let us see what the "eaters of pemmican" proceeded to do after their forcible occupation of Fort Garry. 🔊
  • 31. When on a hunting-excursion, his favourite occupation, the Shah is even more abstemious, going sometimes a whole day without food of any kind. 🔊
  • 32. Is it a manly occupation to be assistant in a draper's store, to be a hairdresser, copyist, to make women's dresses, hats, corsets? 🔊
  • 33. Thousands of our young men will be returned to us from overseas more or less crippled and steps are already being taken to give them expert training to fit them for some useful occupation. 🔊
  • 34. For the next twenty-seven years he followed his former occupation of shoemaking and rounding, working for about twenty years for one firm in this city. 🔊
  • 35. Charred remains of very large, fine cedar are often found on comparatively dry slopes where fire has resulted in complete occupation by fir at present. 🔊
  • 36. Not only is the mass of women better fitted than ever before for worthy occupation, there has never been a time nor a country in which their traditionary sphere has shrunk to so small dimensions. 🔊
  • 37. He passed some ten or twelve minutes in this useless occupation, but he could not get away from the bald fact that he had acted like a petulant child. 🔊
  • 38. The business of the ranch was the antediluvian occupation of rearing and shearing sheep, and to that end the village included a shearing-shed and a large wool-house. 🔊
  • 39. What surprised me was, that amid his busy occupation down in the heart of the old tree, he should have been so alert and watchful as to catch the slightest sound from without. 🔊
  • 40. It had been a fascinating occupation, planning and contriving and doing the work himself with no professional guidance, and only occasional extra labour to lift or move very heavy stones. 🔊
  • 41. It is another, that the rights which approach more nearly to the personal are most of them corporate, and suppose a restrained and strict education of seven years in some useful occupation. 🔊
  • 42. No one can say how great a change might be made in the fair face of the earth if the effort to remove the causes of poverty and of disease should become the serious occupation of half mankind. 🔊
  • 43. His wife never disturbed him; she was a placid, ruminative woman, generally finding the details of her own weekly budget quite a sufficient occupation. 🔊
  • 44. But either the ferocity and barbarous customs of the natives, who threatened to kill them, or their great occupation in other more abundant missions, compelled them to abandon that attempt. 🔊
  • 45. Not that he was really compelled to labor unceasingly, but it was his choice to devote his leisure time to some useful occupation, so his summers were spent on the farm, and his winters in school. 🔊
  • 46. The natives are forced to engage in the trade of jars and salt, although they are much interested in the nest business, and in that of wax; the one being their own occupation and the other the exchange. 🔊
  • 47. No cause is, however, so apt to engender hallucinations as religious enthusiasm, or an inordinate or rather fanatical occupation of the mind in the contemplation of religious subjects. 🔊
  • 48. Promise me that, after you have attended to the last details of business here, you will go back to your old profession, if not as a clergyman, as a teacher, or in some scholarly occupation. 🔊
  • 49. Bob Hewett still kept to his daily work, but gradually he was being drawn into alliance with an increasing number of men who scorned the yoke of a recognised occupation. 🔊
  • 50. Before the French occupation, the Algerian ladies, like the females in all Mussulmen countries, were kept in the strictest seclusion. 🔊

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