Adjectives for Periods | Words to describe Periods


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  • 1. And from their present residence and recent history, to run back, by a few sentences, into purely fabulous and allegoric periods. 🔊
  • 2. He had been poor most of his life, and his rare periods of opulence had ended briefly, therefore this failure meant merely another trial. 🔊
  • 3. The manager did know, at the end of certain periods of time, how much work had been done, and how much it had cost him. 🔊
  • 4. Regenerator burners for lighting are coming into use; and, where large lights are required for long periods, no doubt they are economical. 🔊
  • 5. For a child of average weight at birth (seven to seven and a half pounds) what should be the weight at the different periods during the first year? 🔊
  • 6. As with most other artists who reached old age, critics recognize several periods in the career of Teniers. 🔊
  • 7. In a dried condition, the slightest movement is apt to dislodge these fine particles, and they float in the air for considerable periods of time. 🔊
  • 8. These two notes were found in historical Christianity in different proportions at different periods and amongst different classes. 🔊
  • 9. It gets its name of "cluster fly" from its habit of collecting in compact groups or clusters in protected corners during cold periods. 🔊
  • 10. Frequently he is away for long periods, but his neighbor (who has lost his original terror of electricity) takes care of the plant. 🔊
  • 11. The ages of the world are the miserable system of the book of Manu, and nothing more than evaporated historical periods. 🔊
  • 12. I remember how I talked on in that letter about areas of experience, blocking you off into twenty-year periods! 🔊
  • 13. Some of his absences from his friends, too, were due to certain periods of imprisonment which he had, from time to time, served. 🔊
  • 14. During 1911 and 1912 over 3,500 cases of typhoid were reported, of which an appreciable number would become carriers for various periods of time. 🔊
  • 15. Briefly, we say a universal cycle in the world of existence signifies a long duration of time, and innumerable and incalculable periods and epochs. 🔊
  • 16. If we divide the year into halves and compare the figures of the semi-annual periods with those of Russia, the correspondence is almost startling. 🔊
  • 17. During such periods, Charley would walk back along the fire-line to make sure that the blaze was extinguished behind him. 🔊
  • 18. In other cases a speech was published without the interruptions and calls to order which had compelled the orator to drop out some of his most cherished periods. 🔊
  • 19. In all these calendars the several periods bear the names of the characteristic industrial occupations which follow one another successively each year. 🔊
  • 20. It is such a census of the inhabitants of the colony as the historical student would like to see made out at several other periods of our colonial history. 🔊
  • 21. Such are revolutionary periods, the overthrow of states, radical changes in a long-settled public policy, struggles for power, empire, dominion. 🔊
  • 22. The preachings of the colleges and the doctrines of the political economists corresponded precisely to the views the trading interests at different periods wanted taught. 🔊
  • 23. Its chief claim to attention is its excellence as an example of the gradual additions and successive alterations made to and in old buildings during the long periods of their existence. 🔊
  • 24. She does not suffer from sea-sickness, but occasionally undergoes periods of nervous depression which require the administration of the stimulant already referred to. 🔊
  • 25. By physical experience he has proved not only that food is not a daily necessity of the human system, but that abstinence therefrom for protracted periods is beneficial. 🔊
  • 26. He did enjoy office for certain brief periods, and marvellous things are told of the reformation of manners which at once attended his efforts as a governor. 🔊
  • 27. We look with a condescending smile at the old-fashioned periods in which the demands of authority and discipline controlled the education of the child and after all the education of the adult to his last days. 🔊
  • 28. The same circumstance is met with in dropsy; the fluid of which varies sometimes in different forms of the disease, and at different periods in the same patient. 🔊
  • 29. If you look at the pictures of patricians and of peasants, of different periods and countries, you will see how well they match the same classes in our towns. 🔊
  • 30. As all things act in harmony, we can only draw deductions by regarding the race in the aggregate, and studying its progress through long periods of time. 🔊
  • 31. Certain it is, however, that transmitters of this general type are very efficient and have proven their capability of giving satisfactory service through long periods of time. 🔊
  • 32. The castle itself was an old family mansion, which had received many additions at different periods, as the wealth or necessities of the family suggested. 🔊
  • 33. The doctrine he preached was not unprepared for in the mind of his country, and continued to be the leading feature of Persian religion in subsequent periods. 🔊
  • 34. What of the mercantile importers, the same class that the Government so greatly favored in allowing it long periods in which to pay its customs duties? 🔊
  • 35. At certain periods, also, the meagre fare of the desert dweller is supplemented by the quails which he is able to capture and these are a welcome relief to his monotonous diet. 🔊
  • 36. A bloody war was renewed at various periods during an entire century between the followers of Carmath and the troops of the khalifs, with varying success. 🔊
  • 37. The basis of sound saving or spending is the account book, carefully kept over an interval of time, allowing comparison between the outlay and enjoyment as experienced at different periods. 🔊
  • 38. They divide the day into regular periods, and give each hour its duty; they systematize their work, and endeavor to bring every thing into a regular routine. 🔊
  • 39. Going still further back in the history of plantation rubber, we can point to the time when smoked sheets were allowed, or had, to remain in the curing-sheds for very extended periods. 🔊
  • 40. A second would hardly suffice to tell of those who, though not natives, have identified themselves at various periods with Lancashire movements and occupations. 🔊
  • 41. Language always undergoes a certain change, even in the most benumbed periods, since it is obliged to suit itself to the new demands of trade, of society, even of literature itself. 🔊
  • 42. If we divide the year into halves, and group the suicides in semi-annual periods, we find that 600 occur in the pleasant spring and summer months and only 400 in the gloomy months of winter and fall. 🔊
  • 43. Before considering the shapes of vessels from a utilitarian point of view, I should tell the student that certain shapes are characteristic of different nations and of different periods of time. 🔊
  • 44. In the realistic periods, the study of facts, especially of the facts of nature, is prevalent; in idealistic periods, history and literature appeal to the world. 🔊
  • 45. Talk as you will about the vast "creative periods" that preceded the appearance of man; it is, according to the bible, only about six thousand years since man was created. 🔊
  • 46. In the realistic periods, the study of facts, especially of the facts of nature, is prevalent; in idealistic periods, history and literature appeal to the world. 🔊
  • 47. The rotation of our planet in this way gives us the measure of time; it has been divided arbitrarily into twenty-four periods called hours; each hour into sixty minutes; each minute into sixty seconds. 🔊
  • 48. It is, now claimed by the "scientific" christians that the "days" of creation were not ordinary days of twenty-four hours each, but immensely long periods of time. 🔊
  • 49. Like all woodsmen in those times who were compelled to endure long and most strenuous periods of toil and danger, they knew how to do nothing when the time came, and let Nature recuperate the tired faculties. 🔊
  • 50. I cast my eyes round the shelves, and I recognize in their contents the different lines of study which I have pursued at different periods of my life. 🔊

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