Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: perpetual

Definition: everlasting


Sentences Containing 'perpetual'

Among the marchers was the band from "Our Lady of Perpetual Motion."
And as for the whole, it is preserved, as by the perpetual mutation and conversion of the simple elements one into another, so also by the mutation, and alteration of things mixed and compounded.
And if the elements themselves suffer nothing by this their perpetual conversion of one into another, that dissolution, and alteration, which is so common unto all, why should it be feared by any?
And then the course will be, from one period of eternity unto another, and so a perpetual eternity.
And we are enabled to apprehend at all what is sublime and noble only by the perpetual instilling and drenching of the reality that surrounds us.
As is usual for war cemeteries or monuments, France granted Canada a perpetual concession to the land occupied by the cemetery.
Badger was a special agent for the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company and was a deputy sheriff of Salt Lake County.
But if, by advancing their money, they were to purchase, instead of perpetual annuities, annuities for lives only, whether their own or those of other people, they would not always be so likely to sell them with a profit.
But it was decreed by fortune, my perpetual enemy, that so great a felicity should not fall to my share.
But though the free importation of them, which was lately permitted only for a limited time, were rendered perpetual, it could have no considerable effect upon the interest of the graziers of Great Britain.
Chang'an (长安) is the ancient name of Xi'an which means "Perpetual Peace" in Classical Chinese.
Fifth, the perpetual motion of the physical world is not originally caused by any outside force.
From 1992 to 1995 and from 2001 to 2004, she has lectured at the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA.
Gallagher also directed the establishment of the Perpetual Adoration Chapel located at the front of the church.
His father had recently retired to Gloucester, an 22 May 1823 Maitland became perpetual curate of the recently built Christ Church, at Gloucester.
I do not then see why, without real necessity, I should encumber my life with a perpetual companion.
I should then see the discovery of the longitude, the perpetual motion, the universal medicine, and many other great inventions, brought to the utmost perfection.
It can never, therefore, make so convenient a transferable stock as a perpetual annuity, of which the real value may be supposed always the same, or very nearly the same.
It is thus impossible to create a perpetual motion machine by combining the two processes.
It is worth the expense of youthful days and costly hours, if you learn only some words of an ancient language, which are raised out of the trivialness of the street, to be perpetual suggestions and provocations.
It was endowed with a commentary, known as Tanglu Shuyi, incorporated in 653, the fourth year of the reign of Perpetual Splendour, as part of the Tang Code of Perpetual Splendour.
It was probably out of complaisance to this great company, that the government agreed to render this law perpetual.
It was the same rich green that one sees on forest moss or on the lichen in caves: plants which like these grow in a perpetual twilight.
Joron is also the translator of "The Perpetual Motion Machine" by the German fantasist Paul Scheerbart (Wakefield Press, 2011).
Let it be thy perpetual meditation, how many physicians who once looked so grim, and so theatrically shrunk their brows upon their patients, are dead and gone themselves.
Let the several deaths of men of all sorts, and of all sorts of professions, and of all sort of nations, be a perpetual object of thy thoughts,...
Mary of Perpetual Help Church as a child.
Perpetual fluxes and alterations renew the world, as the perpetual course of time doth make the age of the world (of itself infinite) to appear always fresh and new.
Previous elections had usually seen the incumbents choosing their successors, allowing the oligarchy perpetual control of the country's politics.
She rubs everything that can be rubbed, until it shines, like her own honest forehead, with perpetual friction.
She was a woman in the prime of life; of a severe countenance; and subject (particularly in the arms) to a sort of perpetual measles or fiery rash.
The Articles of two kingdoms were to be in perpetual alliance, but each of them was to retain its own laws and customs.
The bonds themselves attract no interest, are perpetual and are redeemable at par (face value) at any time.
The changes undergone by qi result from the perpetual activity of the yin and yang principles.
The company has been criticised for the use of perpetual contracts.
The coward who feared death rejoiced at perpetual disgrace; for like all galley slaves, you said,`I may escape from prison, I can not from the grave.'
The function of the Empire, as Emperor Napoleon III often repeated, was to guide the people internally towards justice and externally towards perpetual peace.
The fund becoming in this manner altogether insufficient for paying both principal and interest of the money borrowed upon it, it became necessary to charge it with the interest only, or a perpetual annuity equal to the interest; and such improvident anticipations necessarily gave birth to the more ruinous practice of perpetual funding.
The government could either print its own money or go into deep perpetual debt to foreign creditors.
The payment having thus become perpetual, the exemptions, in return, for which it was made, naturally became perpetual too.
The perpetual allotment and destination of this fund, indeed, is not always guarded by any positive law, by any trust-right or deed of mortmain.
The perpetual prohibition of the exportation of wool, which is commonly, but very falsely, ascribed to Edward III., would, in the then circumstances of the country, have been the most destructive regulation which could well have been thought of.
The very madness of the Abbe Faria, gone mad in prison, condemned him to perpetual captivity.
These include "a perpetual license to use the D brand".
They are not only very grievous occasional taxes, but they contribute to establish perpetual taxes, of the same kind, still more grievous; the ruinous taxes of private luxury and extravagance.
Thou also art in a perpetual change, yea and under corruption too, in some part: and so is the whole world.
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.
Toller, for that is his name, is a rough, uncouth man, with grizzled hair and whiskers, and a perpetual smell of drink.
When money was raised in the one way, it was said to be raised by anticipation; when in the other, by perpetual funding, or, more shortly, by funding.
When the option is perpetual, the optimal stopping problem is where the payoff function is formula_75 for a call option and formula_76 for a put option.

More Vocab Words

::: blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
::: cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly