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::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: monetary - pertaining to money
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: regale - entertain