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::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: buccaneer - pirate
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis