To see all instances of the word
render
used in
The House of Mirth
please enable javascript.

render
Used in
The House of Mirth
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • The mere statement of the fact would have rendered it innocuous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Kate Corby, whose tastes made her as promiscuous as Carry Fisher was rendered by her necessities, occasionally descended on the Gormers, where, after a first stare of surprise, she took Lily's presence almost too much as a matter of course.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …bangs irrationally against a window-pane, the drawing-room naturalist may forget that under less artificial conditions it is capable of measuring distances and drawing conclusions with all the accuracy needful to its welfare; and the fact that Mr. Rosedale's drawing-room manner lacked perspective made Lily class him with Trenor and the other dull men she knew, and assume that a little flattery, and the occasional acceptance of his hospitality, would suffice to render him innocuous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had an idea that the sight of her in a grey gown of devotional cut, with her famous lashes drooped above a prayer-book, would put the finishing touch to Mr. Gryce's subjugation, and render inevitable a certain incident which she had resolved should form a part of the walk they were to take together after luncheon.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: rendered with, or rendered from
as in: rendered service or a verdict
as in: rendered her unconscious
To see an overview of word senses (including some not listed above), click here.

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