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  • His operas are the synthesis of music and drama in perfect harmony.
  • The test will measure both the ability to remember facts and the ability to synthesize ideas.
  • Synthetic fabrics are made through chemical synthesis.
  • ... [lofty spirituality] is a synthesis of all qualities attributed to the "merely moral" man, after they have been acquired singly through long training and practice...
    Friedrich Nietzsche  --  Beyond Good and Evil

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  • Before the synthesis of a protein begins, the corresponding RNA molecule is produced by RNA transcription.
  • No baby pictures, no kid pictures, and no emo-alternative-gothy-screamo-punk synthesis pictures…’ four-poster queen-size bed jutted up against the wall opposite the bulletin hoard.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Certainly by the afternoon, she would have taken in and synthesized the warmth of the millions who cared for her, and would be ready to properly thank Mae, to tell her how, now with the new perspective, she could put the crimes of her relatives in context, and could move forward, into the solvable future, and not backward, into the chaos of an unfixable past.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Then Mr. Kingsley asked, "The condition in which a person may be able to hear colors or visualize flavors when music is played is called: Synthesis, Symbiosis, Synesthesia, Symbolism."
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • People were so desperate for relief and protection from the disease they began widespread experimentation with makeshift folk remedies that were in themselves deadly, consuming concoctions of drugs assembled from common cold medications and synthesized into an extremely addictive and often fatal compound (please see "Folk Cures Through the Ages’….
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Oh Lord, how my balls hurt as I synthesized stormy lovemaking not only with Leslie but with two other enchantresses who had claimed my passion.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • A synthesizer, it seemed, or maybe an electric organ.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • We could synthesize every morsel of food, if we wanted to.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • All of the disputed territories contain valuable minerals, and some of them yield important vegetable products such as rubber which in colder climates it is necessary to synthesize by comparatively expensive methods.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Amber is easily synthesized.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • He lived with a hole in his throat, spoke through a computer synthesizer, typed words by "Tuesdays with Morrie" By Mitch Albom 47 batting his eyes as a sensor picked up the movement.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • In photosynthesis, plants use the energy of the sun (photo means light) to synthesize (make) food.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • The synthesis of complex organic materials.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • It may well be considered as that miracle which was thought impossible in history-the dream of the ages-the final synthesis of science and love!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • You disaggregate everything and tear it apart, but you are never able to synthesize the whole.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • And, like life, never to be truly synthesized.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • And the lives of these old black women were synthesized in their eyes—a puree of tragedy and humor, wickedness and serenity, truth and fantasy.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • In his own handwriting he set down a concise synthesis of the studies by Monk Hermann.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • We say that he created the great synthesis between faith and knowledge.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Impaired protein synthesis.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • In other words, the synthesis of immediate perception is followed by the analysis of apprehension.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • They did that because, despite being cancerous, HeLa still shared many basic characteristics with normal cells: They produced proteins and communicated with one another like normal cells, they divided and generated energy, they expressed genes and regulated them, and they were susceptible to infections, which made them an optimal tool for synthesizing and studying any number of things in culture, including bacteria, hormones, proteins, and especially viruses.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • When it became clear that she was occupied with the synthesized voice, I spoke to Babette in low tones.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Furthermore his synthesis of sun-god and storm-god is familiar.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Around us, cause and effect join hands, and synthesis and division maintain their equilibrium.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • It’s all just parts and relationships and analyses and syntheses and figuring things out and it isn’t really here.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • He had settled not for a synthesis between observing and acting, but for doctoring and public health work that would be partly guided by anthropology.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • In several articles and in separate books about each country, he attempts a synthesis not just of the events that led up to catastrophic violence, but also of the political, social, and economic forces at work.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Weintraub’s baby had ceased crying in favor of nursing on a soft bottle of synthesized mother’s milk.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • There was nothing for her to say of him but that he was the very oldest; this rather meagre synthesis exhausted the facts.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • …that you have so far grasped this truth that in these little records of our cases which you have been good enough to draw up, and, I am bound to say, occasionally to embellish, you have given prominence not so much to the many causes célèbres and sensational trials in which I have figured but rather to those incidents which may have been trivial in themselves, but which have given room for those faculties of deduction and of logical synthesis which I have made my special province.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • I used the result for random synthesis and that came out.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • And Caller Ill and voice recognition and automatic voice synthesis and phone trees and ….
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • There was nothing for her to say of him but that he was the very oldest; this rather meagre synthesis exhausted the facts.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • We had to remember, however, that this was speech not assembled from words previously recorded by a real person but synthesized from artificial components.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • All of the flavors being created through these methods — including the ones being synthesized by funguses — are considered natural flavors by the FDA.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • That there was, indeed, beauty and harmony in those abnormal moments, that they really contained the highest synthesis of life, he could not doubt, nor even admit the possibility of doubt.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Oh, sure, the Narcolombians still have a lock on coca leaves, but now that Nippon Pharmaceuticals has its big cocaine-synthesis facility in Mexicali nearly complete, that will cease to be a factor.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • To direct a war, or even to plan a single battle and mount the operation, you have to have theory of games, operational analysis, symbolic logic, pessimistic synthesis, and a dozen other skull subjects.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • We’ll patent your method of synthesizing antibodies and immediately put them on the market in large quantities, with a great big advertising campaign— you know—not circus it, of course—strictly high-class ethical advertising.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Among other things, he spoke about Romanticism and the fascinating duality of this early nineteenth-century European movement, before which both reactionary and revolutionary ideas fell, that is, all those that were not synthesized to something higher still.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Now what we do is synthesize an artificial Dejà Èprouve for the patient.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • These awesome string players, synthesized and blended with various world beats, influenced by-" Then he said something else, which was drowned out by a sudden burst of rapid drumbeats.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • I’ve changed names and synthesized events and circumstances in keeping with the integrity of a literary, dramatic work, as an artist does in striving for that rare instance when, as a critic once said, "something of beauty collides with something of truth.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Lastly, the Bishop of Rome, in regard of the Imperiall City, took upon him an Authority (partly by the wills of the Emperours themselves, and by the title of Pontifex Maximus, and at last when the Emperours were grown weak, by the priviledges of St. Peter) over all other Bishops of the Empire: Which was the third and last knot, and the whole Synthesis and Construction of the Pontificall Power.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • What we think of as reality is a continuous synthesis of elements from a fixed hierarchy of a priori concepts and the ever changing data of the senses.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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