Adjectives for Usage | Words to describe Usage


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  • 1. This is one of those instances in which parliamentary usage is applicable to the government of a lodge. 🔊
  • 2. My clothes, being of heavy waterproofed duck, had stood the hard usage in a manner to bring forth the unanimous admiration of my companions. 🔊
  • 3. In the center was a glass jar with a spray of red geranium in it, and behind the earthen tea-pot the child presided with the ease of long usage. 🔊
  • 4. The last description, he says, require to be attested, and their effect as proof depends upon local usage. 🔊
  • 5. The word "ritual" is by common usage restricted to the ecclesiastical sphere, but in reality it has a far wider significance. 🔊
  • 6. The agents must have known well that the other bands could not be held responsible according to Indian usage when not represented. 🔊
  • 7. On the other hand, ill usage, or any failure on the part of the employer to fulfill his engagement, releases the laborer from his service. 🔊
  • 8. For want of bridges, access to the open-air markets which are held at places and periods fixed by long usage is thus liable to be prevented. 🔊
  • 9. According to ancient usage, barrels of sweet beer and hydromel were brewed; white bread and meat were distributed to the whole village. 🔊
  • 10. Neither native courage, nor resentment of hard usage, could support Juliet against a menace such as this. 🔊
  • 11. Since such usage is inconsistent, even for the same name, and the number of instances are few, the "oe" ligatures have not been retained. 🔊
  • 12. The ancient Egyptian did not cast away an old usage when a new one, even a very superior one, had been introduced. 🔊
  • 13. If the droning experiences were devoid of all human passion, it was chiefly because they had to be expressed in the phrases of strict theological usage. 🔊
  • 14. The person naming plants will find much helpful guidance with regard to the selection of names which should be considered if international usage is to prevail. 🔊
  • 15. Every word that is what I would call 'low,' ought to be avoided, and phrases far removed from plebeian usage should be chosen. 🔊
  • 16. All these priests and colleges exist for no end but to carry out with strict exactitude the ritual usage which is deemed necessary to keep on good terms with the gods. 🔊
  • 17. Puss was tamed by gentle usage; Tiney was not to be tamed at all; and Bess had a courage and confidence that made him tame from the beginning. 🔊
  • 18. She was about twenty-five, and the Elders objected because her marriage had not been according to the Christian usage on Aniwa. 🔊
  • 19. As frequently as not, in common usage he was known as the governor, but the charters had fixed the title of his office and in so doing had pointed up a primary responsibility of the office. 🔊
  • 20. Two men by contemporary usage were going to be allowed to butcher each other, but moments after, all the facilities of modern medical science were going to be at their disposal. 🔊
  • 21. Take for example a peasant commune, no matter where, even in France, where the Jacobins have done their best to destroy all communal usage. 🔊
  • 22. In Boston I had ditched everything but the clothes I wore ... and my suit was wrecked with hard usage. 🔊
  • 23. Early Semitic usage exhibits clearly how sacrifice was an act of communion, in which the god and his human family proclaimed and renewed their unity with each other. 🔊
  • 24. One consequence of this rough usage is that the standard of carefulness, as it may be called, is very naturally lowered, and as a further consequence the estimate of what constitutes damage is lowered in proportion. 🔊
  • 25. I am too good a sportsman at least, Sir, to complain of rough usage in a fair way, but while I must suffer for the ambition of every ped. 🔊
  • 26. It is, like all electrical instruments and machines, a pretty delicate affair, very likely to suffer serious injury from hard usage or exposure to bad weather. 🔊
  • 27. But if we take the word in that wide sense which common usage rather justifies than adopts, we may say that the whole philosophy of Mind is a moral philosophy. 🔊
  • 28. The unicorn is represented by heraldic usage as having the head and body of a horse, with the tail of a lion, and the limbs and hoofs of a stag; a twisted horn grows out from the centre of its forehead. 🔊
  • 29. In the synonymy of each subspecies there appears, first the first usage of a name, second the first usage of the name combination now employed, and third, pure synonyms. 🔊
  • 30. Then, beginning with the old Chief, the twelve came forward, and I baptized them one by one according to the Presbyterian usage. 🔊
  • 31. It is an excellent plan to "run" the tip of a mitten on the wrong side, as you do the heel of a stocking, since it makes it wear longer, especially if intended for rough usage. 🔊
  • 32. Even the treaties signed by plenipotentiaries, (a word signifying full power,) are, according to present usage, of no force, until ratified by their governments. 🔊
  • 33. Notwithstanding all the ill usage she had received from him, Mary shed tears when she heard of his untimely death; and to record this fact, is the highest euloguim which need be passed on his memory. 🔊
  • 34. There is no reason to doubt that the clyster and phlebotomy enjoyed as wide usage in colonial Virginia as in Europe, but the evidence surviving to prove this assumption is slight. 🔊
  • 35. Weary and worn the mother and sister had expected to see him, footsore with travel, with cheeks hollow with scanty food, and perchance a form wasted by hard usage; for should the servant be greater than his lord? 🔊
  • 36. Perhaps some of the servants--it was a common usage--had made their beds on the floor. 🔊
  • 37. In the corners and over the mantels were fencing foils and masks, fishing rods, baseball bats, creels, and several pairs of crossed canoe paddles which showed traces of hard usage. 🔊
  • 38. There are expressions taken from the Bible which, by length of popular usage, become, as it were, independent either of their setting, or of methods of exposition. 🔊
  • 39. If they remained some years in noble service they were, according to old usage, declared capable of bearing arms, and released as Junkers with a gracious box on the ear. 🔊
  • 40. But I am concerned with a more tangled business than selection, I want to show a contemporary man in relation to the state and social usage, and the social organism in relation to that man. 🔊
  • 41. If we were to regard sleep, after the common usage, as a simple state, dreams, visions, thought transference, and the appearance of a person while living at a distance, become a mass of irreconcilable details. 🔊
  • 42. In England, with such variable weather, it is necessary to play in the rain, or at any rate on a wet ground, and with sodden balls; and the very best gut in the world cannot stand rough usage. 🔊
  • 43. She had dressed for my coming in the quaint but gorgeous costume of ancient Russia, the costume worn by imperial usage at high State functions like coronations, weddings and christenings. 🔊
  • 44. As a result, the London adventurers became in common usage the Virginia adventurers, their company the Virginia Company, and their colony Virginia. 🔊
  • 45. Fundamental law and ancient usage, as well as the clear reason of the thing, have always ordained it during an imprisonment of the king of France: as in the case of John, and of Francis the First. 🔊
  • 46. Alors Paddy fit usage des allumettes 🔊
  • 47. The worn leather, stained with years of hard usage and wrinkled permanently where they had shaped themselves to his legs in the saddle, brought his big, bluff presence vividly before her, when she was in a certain receptive mood. 🔊
  • 48. An ethics of wide principle precedes its narrower social application; and whereas in ordinary usage the social provinciality is allowed to prevail, here the higher ethics emerge clear and imperial above the limitations of local and temporal duty. 🔊

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