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Word: provender

Definition: dry food for livestock; fodder


Sentences Containing 'provender'

If others are the machines to provide this provender, they are the machines to read it.
Monsieur Defarge put this provender, and the lamp he carried, on the shoemaker's bench -LRB- there was nothing else in the garret but a pallet bed -RRB-, and he and Mr. Lorry roused the captive, and assisted him to his feet.
The ambrosial and essential part of the fruit is lost with the bloom which is rubbed off in the market cart, and they become mere provender.

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::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: depict - portray
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular