To see all instances of the word
abstract
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
abstract
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • It was Wisdom in the abstract facing Folly in the concrete.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had never taken kindly to the idea of marriage in the abstract as did the majority of women she saw about her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oak, almost before he had comprehended anything beyond the briefest abstract of the event, hurried out of the room, saddled a horse and rode away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Had she felt, which she did not, any wish whatever for the married state in the abstract, she could not reasonably have rejected him, being a woman who frequently appealed to her understanding for deliverance from her whims.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: abstract art
as in: abstract thought
as in: read the abstract
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout.com Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.