To better see all uses of the word
inanimate
in
Oliver Twist
please enable javascript.

inanimate
Used In
Oliver Twist
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He looked anxiously round; not an article of furniture; not a vestige of anything, animate or inanimate; not even the position of the cupboards; answered Oliver’s description!
  • There was an old smoky bust over the mantel-shelf, and a dusty clock above the dock—the only thing present, that seemed to go on as it ought; for depravity, or poverty, or an habitual acquaintance with both, had left a taint on all the animate matter, hardly less unpleasant than the thick greasy scum on every inanimate object that frowned upon it.

  • There are no more uses of "inanimate" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • But for a terrible moment, his mouth was inanimate, stunned.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It’s an inanimate object.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading