Sentences Containing 'advent'
The labor involved in the care of numerous stoves is considerable, and hence the advent of a central heating stove, or furnace, was a great saving in strength and fuel.
At the advent of each individual into this life, may we not suppose that such a bar has risen to the surface somewhere?
The advent of Mrs. Gummidge with a basket, explained how the house had happened to be empty.
Now the advent of these outlandish strangers at such a critical instant as the lowering of the boats from the deck, this had not unreasonably awakened a sort of superstitious amazement in some of the ship's company; but Archy's fancied discovery having some time previous got abroad among them, though indeed not credited then, this had in some small measure prepared them for the event.
More Vocab Words::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
::: ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon