To better see all uses of the word
The House of Mirth
please enable javascript.

Used In
The House of Mirth
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Her personal fastidiousness had a moral equivalent, and when she made a tour of inspection in her own mind there were certain closed doors she did not open.
  • The first two weeks after her return represented to Mrs. Peniston the domestic equivalent of a religious retreat.
  • It certainly simplified life to view it as a perpetual adjustment, a play of party politics, in which every concession had its recognized equivalent: Lily’s tired mind was fascinated by this escape from fluctuating ethical estimates into a region of concrete weights and measures.

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

    Show samples from other sources
  • At $50 a share, it is equivalent to about a billion dollars.
  • It is the equivalent of a Starbucks.

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