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  • I received an invoice for $100 for services rendered.
    rendered = provided or supplied
  • Such worship was the payment my kind demanded for services rendered.   (source)
    rendered = given
  • Her companions were the lazier of the Old Sarum boys, the laziest of whom was one Albert Coningham, a slow thinker to whom Jean Louise had rendered invaluable service during six-weeks' tests.   (source)
  • ...and the great services they rendered to Christianity.   (source)
    rendered = gave
  • "I will render my ruling on Monday," Judge Thompson said.   (source)
    render = make (give)
  • I didn't want to render it up, but they took it.   (source)
    render = give
  • Bennington represented a dying part of the South: the venerable, hoary-maned administrator who tended his district with the same care and paternalism the master once rendered to his plantation.   (source)
    rendered = gave or supplied
  • But, because the offer was obviously and tactlessly for a service to be rendered, I had no choice except to cut him off there.   (source)
    rendered = given
  • ...the dog rendered its customary allegiance and came to him.   (source)
    rendered = gave
  • I begged Wemmick, in conclusion, to understand that my help must always be rendered without Herbert's knowledge or suspicion,   (source)
    rendered = gave or supplied
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  • They had all been kind to us, and they had rendered us a greater service than they could possibly conceive of.   (source)
    rendered = given
  • But I must first render you all the little attentions in my power.   (source)
    render = give
  • I was made baron, and ... in return for services rendered,   (source)
    rendered = given
  • He was quite ashamed ... to propose any diminution of so moderate a recompense for the immense service to be rendered.   (source)
  • So ended their discourse, which, for any very appropriate service it could render Fanny, might as well have been spared, for Mrs. Norris had not the smallest intention of taking her.   (source)
    render = give
  • For me, it was readily leaving the narrow existence of my family and our ghetto of hide tanners and renderers.†   (source)
  • ...and no human creature could render her any aid.   (source)
  • Mr. Flintwinch will be happy to render you any service, and I hope your stay in this city may prove agreeable.   (source)
  • How base would it be of me to take advantage of the circumstances which placed her here, or of the slight service I was happily able to render her,   (source)
  • then journey home and render noble offerings up
    to the deathless gods who rule the vaulting skies,   (source)
    render = give or supply
  • ...and render noble offerings up
    to the deathless gods who rule the vaulting skies,   (source)
  • ... I'd failed,
    you see, to render them full, flawless victims,
    and gods are always keen to see their rules obeyed.   (source)
  • we do pray for mercy, and that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy.   (source)
    render = give
  • And that's the dearest grace it renders you,   (source)
    renders = gives
  • I'll make her render up her page to me.   (source)
    render = give
  • And public reasons shall be rendered   (source)
    rendered = given
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  • The shot rendered her immobile
  • The disorder will eventually render her paralyzed.
    render = make
  • ...a thousand conflicting emotions rendered her mute as she bade me a tearful, silent farewell.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • It's a tranquillity born of sheer immensity; it calms with its very magnitude, which renders the merely human of no consequence.   (source)
    renders = makes
  • Once, words had rendered Liesel useless, but now, when she sat on the floor, with the mayor's wife at her husband's desk, she felt an innate sense of power.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Ali had a congenital paralysis of his lower facial muscles, a condition that rendered him unable to smile and left him perpetually grim-faced.   (source)
  • The project was halted in 1963: some fifty miles of road were eventually built, but no bridges were ever erected over the many rivers it transected, and the route was shortly rendered impassable by thawing permafrost and seasonal floods.   (source)
  • This was the man who was going to lead our country: the guy rendered useless by tears.   (source)
  • "One time I asked her to have a chew and she said no thanks, that—chewing gum cleaved to her palate and rendered her speechless," said Jem carefully.   (source)
  • It was a mask of his own face, rendered in oils by a local artist.   (source)
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  • There must be no mistake about this assembly, no chasing imaginary…… He lost himself in a maze of thoughts that were rendered vague by his lack of words to express them.   (source)
  • He does that staring and thinking thing again where his intense gaze somehow renders me unresponsive.   (source)
    renders = makes or causes to become
  • Someday she will be saved, and the past and all its pain will be rendered as smoothly palatable as the food we spoon to our babies.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • The barker called them and their children names ... but the food on his vest and the hole in his pants rendered it fairly harmless.   (source)
    rendered = made or caused to become
  • He could render Samson hairless or Goliath helpless.   (source)
    render = make (cause to become)
  • we thus aggravate the female's chronic horror of growing old ... and render her less willing and less able to bear children.   (source)
    render = make
  • And then, to follow your Lordship's wishes I shall hold myself at your disposal to render an account to you, when and where you will.   (source)
  • Yet Mr. Dimmesdale would perhaps have seen this individual's character more perfectly, if a certain morbidness, to which sick hearts are liable, had not rendered him suspicious of all mankind.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • The injury to his chest (which rendered his breathing extremely painful)...   (source)
  • Night was already sufficiently advanced to render it possible to lose oneself at a little distance and...   (source)
    render = make
  • My owner knew of it, and sought in every way to render me miserable.   (source)
  • had the effect to render her beauty more striking,   (source)
  • He felt that he ought not to have allowed the marriage; that his daughter's sentiments had been sufficiently known to him to render him culpable in authorising it; that in so doing he had sacrificed the right to the expedient, and been governed by motives of selfishness and worldly wisdom.   (source)
  • render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.   (source)
    render = make (cause to become)
  • She renders herself up, is blotted out; enters the darkness of her own body, forgets her name.†   (source)
  • We have created a new caste system that forces thousands of people into homelessness, bans them from living with their families and in their communities, and renders them virtually unemployable.†   (source)
  • We are talking about a cloak that really and truly renders the wearer completely invisible, and endures eternally, giving constant and impenetrable concealment, no matter what spells are cast at it.†   (source)
  • It renders a person incapable of falsehood.†   (source)
  • If a flood disaster renders millions of people homeless, it is our feelings that determine whether we come to their aid.†   (source)
  • It does not eliminate the original spell, but if done properly, it renders it harmless.†   (source)
  • The listing of every category a person might fit into renders any single category less meaningful.†   (source)
  • Large enough already inside her broad, caramel-colored body, Tatica renders herself dramatically larger by always dressing in red, a promesa she has made to her santo, Candelario, so he will cure her of the horrible burning in her gut.†   (source)
  • A user can become addicted after just one try, it alters the brain's chemistry, and it renders the user powerless against an intense need for more.†   (source)
  • It renders all that's happened impossibly discordant, absurd, nonsensical."†   (source)
  • It's essentially a backdoor switch that's triggered by the introduction of another uniquely engineered virus, which renders the vaccine impotent.†   (source)
  • Possibly, he postulated, it was "the quantity of animal food eaten by the English which renders their character unsusceptible of civilization."†   (source)
  • Faith in immortality because it renders less bitter the separation from those I have loved and lost, and because it will free me from unnatural limitations, and unfold still more faculties I have in joyous activity.†   (source)
  • Not only are first-quality documents to be written on this and perhaps another machine, but the devil who brought them into the office arrived on Thursday with a ream of filthy black paper that, when inserted in alternating layers between pieces of bond, renders up to five copies of an original document.†   (source)
  • This renders the empire powerless.†   (source)
  • I might add that I myself am heartily backing this plan—as it renders nonsensical any talk about 'slave labor.'†   (source)
  • I was especially pleased that I had not been forced to sell all the chillies, for these are useful to us; when the tongue rebels against plain boiled rice, desiring ghee and salt and spices which one cannot afford, the sharp bite of a chillie renders even plain rice palatable.†   (source)
  • he was rendered restless and uncomfortable by the presence of the unseen person;   (source)
    rendered = made
  • You may render me the most miserable of men, but you shall never make me base in my own eyes.   (source)
    render = make
  • Miserable himself that he may render no other wretched, he ought to die.   (source)
  • Have we lost the power of rendering you happy?   (source)
    rendering = making
  • My father's age rendered him extremely averse to delay.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Frankly, however, I must admit that in this case any other form of disposition would have rendered impossible the carrying out of her wishes.   (source)
  • The importance of the document in question renders it advisable to neglect no possible, even if improbable, method of regaining it.   (source)
    renders = makes
  • ...the bloody hand, as they chose to call it, quite destroyed the effect of Georgiana's beauty, and rendered her countenance even hideous.   (source)
    rendered = made or caused to become
  • Your position as secretary to the minister renders your authority great on the subject of political news;   (source)
    renders = makes
  • He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil.   (source)
    render = make
  • I was rendered motionless.   (source)
    rendered = made (caused to become)
  • I burned to say if but one word, by way of triumph, and to render doubly sure their assurance of my guiltlessness.   (source)
    render = make
  • A strain of melancholy, however, blended with his triumph, rendering his voice, as usual, soft and musical.   (source)
    rendering = making or causing to become
  • If your disapproval of it should render you unwilling to discharge such business as it necessitates, I am sorry for it, and must seek other aid.   (source)
    render = make
  • For he had an expectation that the conduct of his future self would give him the clue he missed, and would render the solution of these riddles easy.   (source)
  • It was his custom, too, as it has been that of many other pious Puritans, to fast—not however, like them, in order to purify the body, and render it the fitter medium of celestial illumination—but rigorously, and until his knees trembled beneath him, as an act of penance.   (source)
  • But Tom's extravagance had, previous to that event, been so great as to render a different disposal of the next presentation necessary, and the younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.   (source)
  • Mr. Yates's family and connexions were sufficiently known to him to render his introduction as the "particular friend," another of the hundred particular friends of his son, exceedingly unwelcome; and it needed all the felicity of being again at home, and all the forbearance it could supply, to save Sir Thomas from anger on finding himself thus bewildered in his own house, making part of a ridiculous exhibition in the midst of theatrical nonsense, and forced in so untoward a moment to…   (source)
  • The characters of the narrative would not be warmed and rendered malleable by any heat that I could kindle at my intellectual forge.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Hester Prynne—whose vocation, as a self-enlisted Sister of Charity, had brought her acquainted with the captain and crew—could take upon herself to secure the passage of two individuals and a child with all the secrecy which circumstances rendered more than desirable.   (source)
  • She hoped to marry him, and they continued together till she was obliged to be convinced that such hope was vain, and till the disappointment and wretchedness arising from the conviction rendered her temper so bad, and her feelings for him so like hatred, as to make them for a while each other's punishment, and then induce a voluntary separation.   (source)
  • …niece, the change in Mrs. Norris's situation, and the improvement in Fanny's age, seeming not merely to do away any former objection to their living together, but even to give it the most decided eligibility; and as his own circumstances were rendered less fair than heretofore, by some recent losses on his West India estate, in addition to his eldest son's extravagance, it became not undesirable to himself to be relieved from the expense of her support, and the obligation of her future…   (source)
  • Each, in its utmost development, supposes a high degree of intimacy and heart-knowledge; each renders one individual dependent for the food of his affections and spiritual fife upon another: each leaves the passionate lover, or the no less passionate hater, forlorn and desolate by the withdrawal of his subject.   (source)
    renders = makes
  • This faith gives a solemnity to his reveries that render them to me almost as imposing and interesting as truth.   (source)
    render = make
  • In such a case, it could only be the symptom of a highly disordered mental state, when a man, rendered morbidly self-contemplative by long, intense, and secret pain, had extended his egotism over the whole expanse of nature, until the firmament itself should appear no more than a fitting page for his soul's history and fate.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Justine also was a girl of merit and possessed qualities which promised to render her life happy; now all was to be obliterated in an ignominious grave, and I the cause!   (source)
    render = make
  • For the first time, also, I felt what the duties of a creator towards his creature were, and that I ought to render him happy before I complained of his wickedness.   (source)
  • Observe how fast we move along and how the clouds, which sometimes obscure and sometimes rise above the dome of Mont Blanc, render this scene of beauty still more interesting.   (source)
  • But it is your happiness I desire as well as my own when I declare to you that our marriage would render me eternally miserable unless it were the dictate of your own free choice.   (source)
  • Wealth was an inferior object, but what glory would attend the discovery if I could banish disease from the human frame and render man invulnerable to any but a violent death!   (source)
  • I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.   (source)
  • I may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle and may regulate a thousand celestial observations that require only this voyage to render their seeming eccentricities consistent forever.   (source)
  • Why does man boast of sensibilities superior to those apparent in the brute; it only renders them more necessary beings.   (source)
    renders = makes
  • There was a sense of justice in my father's upright mind which rendered it necessary that he should approve highly to love strongly.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Absence cannot have rendered you callous to our joys and griefs; and how shall I inflict pain on my long absent son?   (source)
  • She was dressed in mourning, and her countenance, always engaging, was rendered, by the solemnity of her feelings, exquisitely beautiful.   (source)
  • Such were the events that preyed on the heart of Felix and rendered him, when I first saw him, the most miserable of his family.   (source)
  • But the overflowing misery I now felt, and the excess of agitation that I endured rendered me incapable of any exertion.   (source)
  • The shutting of the gates regularly at ten o'clock and the impossibility of remaining on the lake after that hour had rendered our residence within the walls of Geneva very irksome to me.   (source)
  • But it was augmented and rendered sublime by the mighty Alps, whose white and shining pyramids and domes towered above all, as belonging to another earth, the habitations of another race of beings.   (source)
  • I had gazed on him while unfinished; he was ugly then, but when those muscles and joints were rendered capable of motion, it became a thing such as even Dante could not have conceived.   (source)
  • We were not allowed to converse for any length of time, for the precarious state of my health rendered every precaution necessary that could ensure tranquillity.   (source)
  • He approached; his countenance bespoke bitter anguish, combined with disdain and malignity, while its unearthly ugliness rendered it almost too horrible for human eyes.   (source)
  • Several witnesses were called who had known her for many years, and they spoke well of her; but fear and hatred of the crime of which they supposed her guilty rendered them timorous and unwilling to come forward.   (source)
  • You have been tutored and refined by books and retirement from the world, and you are therefore somewhat fastidious; but this only renders you the more fit to appreciate the extraordinary merits of this wonderful man.   (source)
    renders = makes
  • He is so; but then he is wholly uneducated: he is as silent as a Turk, and a kind of ignorant carelessness attends him, which, while it renders his conduct the more astonishing, detracts from the interest and sympathy which otherwise he would command.   (source)
  • I would not disturb you at this period, when so many misfortunes weigh upon you, but a conversation that I had with my uncle previous to his departure renders some explanation necessary before we meet.   (source)
  • How kind and generous you are! every one else believes in her guilt, and that made me wretched, for I knew that it was impossible: and to see every one else prejudiced in so deadly a manner rendered me hopeless and despairing.   (source)
    rendered = made
  • Study had before secluded me from the intercourse of my fellow-creatures, and rendered me unsocial; but Clerval called forth the better feelings of my heart; he again taught me to love the aspect of nature, and the cheerful faces of children.   (source)
  • Everything is related in them which bears reference to my accursed origin; the whole detail of that series of disgusting circumstances which produced it is set in view; the minutest description of my odious and loathsome person is given, in language which painted your own horrors and rendered mine indelible.   (source)
  • I do not know that the relation of my disasters will be useful to you; yet, when I reflect that you are pursuing the same course, exposing yourself to the same dangers which have rendered me what I am, I imagine that you may deduce an apt moral from my tale, one that may direct you if you succeed in your undertaking and console you in case of failure.   (source)
  • Religious fanaticism I find to be fully as prolific an exciting cause of insanity as intemperance — but I am inclined to believe that neither religion nor intemperance will induce insanity in a truly sound mind — I think there is always a predisposing cause which renders the individual liable to the malady, when exposed to any disturbing agency, whether mental or physical.†   (source)
  • The Cloak was exactly what Xenophilius had described: A cloak that really and truly renders the wearer completely invisible, and endures eternally, giving constant and impenetrable concealment, no matter what spells are cast at it… And then, with a gasp, he remembered — "Dumbledore had my Cloak the night my parents died!"†   (source)
  • I could tell him that all the wickedness of that time was like the spirit they mix with the pure grape of the Douro, heady stuff full of dark ingredients; it at once enriched and retarded the whole process of adolescence as the spirit checks the fermentation of the wine, renders it undrinkable, so that it must lie in the dark, year in, year out, until it is brought up at last fit for the table.†   (source)
  • Then he began to dictate: "Dear Governor Stark,—because of ill health—which renders it difficult for me to attend conscientiously—"†   (source)
  • As the uneasiness and his reluctance to face it cut him off more and more from all real happiness, and as habit renders the pleasures of vanity and excitement and flippancy at once less pleasant and harder to forgo (for that is what habit fortunately does to a pleasure) you will find that anything or nothing is sufficient to attract his wandering attention.†   (source)
  • It has orders to play without stopping; it renders me two excellent services.†   (source)
  • Well, that renders my sense of what has happened to you.†   (source)
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  • The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting.
    rendered = portrayed or created in a particular way
  • Harris drew a perfect rendering of the map, showed it to the other captives, then destroyed it.   (source)
    rendering = drawn copy
  • McCandless's strange tale struck a personal note that made a dispassionate rendering of the tragedy impossible.   (source)
    rendering = interpretation or portrayal
  • In the yard was an old iron harrow propped up on piers of stacked brick and someone had wedged between the rails of it a forty gallon castiron cauldron of the kind once used for rendering hogs.   (source)
    rendering = extracting
  • churned butter, rendered fat, laid fires....   (source)
    rendered = extracted from
  • Nights when Betsie and I reported to sick call, we left the Bible with Mrs. Wielmaker, a saintly Roman Catholic woman from The Hague who could render the Dutch words in German, French, Latin, or Greek.   (source)
    render = translate (convert the words of one language into another language)
  • The carvings are rendered with a grace and power of invention that lifts them out of the realm of craftsmanship and into the realm of art.   (source)
    rendered = portrayed or created (in a particular way)
  • But after three years of examining Jesus pictures, we did know that Akiane's rendering was not only a departure from typical paintings of Jesus; it was also the only one that had ever stopped Colton in his tracks.   (source)
    rendering = portrayal
  • ...and another pamphlet of German phrases rendered in English phonetics,   (source)
    rendered = translated
  • The dry voice from the darkness concentrates on the formal properties of the compositions, ... the rendering of textures, the uses of perspective in archways and in the tiles underfoot.   (source)
    rendering = portrayal (showing or creating in a particular way)
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  • So Richard rendered his version of Oz.   (source)
    rendered = portrayed (interpreted something in a particular way)
  • It ran: times 3.12.83 reporting bb dayorder doubleplusungood refs unpersons rewrite fullwise upsub antefiling In Oldspeak (or standard English) this might be rendered: The reporting of Big Brother's Order for the Day in The Times of December 3rd 1983 is extremely unsatisfactory and makes references to non-existent persons.   (source)
    rendered = translated
  • Then with a little start she would wake up again–wake up to the aquarium antics of the Tennis Champions, to the Super-Vox-Wurlitzeriana rendering of "Hug me till you drug me, honey," to the warm draught of verbena that came blowing through the ventilator above her head–would wake to these things, or rather to a dream of which these things, transformed and embellished by the soma in her blood, were the marvellous constituents, and smile once more her broken and discoloured smile of…   (source)
    rendering = performance
  • When I was old enough, I was to be apprenticed to Joe, and until I could assume that dignity I was not to be what Mrs. Joe called "Pompeyed," or (as I render it) pampered.   (source)
    render = translate
  • ...the lake reflected the scene of the busy heavens, rendered still busier by the restless waves that were beginning to rise.   (source)
    rendered = portrayed (made to look)
  • Large paintings hung on the walls, depicting the kings of the past and a few renderings of old American and Canadian leaders.†   (source)
  • Unlike the stylish renderings I saw in the Capitol, this is definitely not a fashion statement.†   (source)
  • We were looking at a page that showed two identical renderings of a bamboo grove, a typical painting, well done, realistic, interesting in the detail of double lines, conveying a sense of strength and longevity.†   (source)
  • The center of the space is occupied by three large artifacts, or rather three-dimensional renderings of artifacts.†   (source)
  • The ache in the middle of my left shin bone came to life, and I abandoned any hope of sleep before seven, when my radio-alarm clock would rouse me with its hearty renderings of Sousa.†   (source)
  • Shiva drew the Afterbird, and in his many renderings it was like a flying wing, an elongated triangle, sightless, legless, but beautiful, sleek, aerodynamic, and utterly mysterious.†   (source)
  • The final page had a picture of Bin Laden and several renderings of what he and his son could look like now.†   (source)
  • The architectural renderings he'd seen were magnificent.†   (source)
  • Across the strip of cowhide one sees a rendering of a two-lane blacktop,   (source)
    rendering = portrayal or picture
  • I'm also invited to take part in several group showings, mostly by women: they've heard about the ink throwing, read the snotty reviews, all of which render me legitimate, although from the east.   (source)
    render = portray or create in a particular way  OR  interpret, translate, or extract from
  • Also I don't like it that this is where paintings end up, on these neutral-toned walls with the track lighting, sterilized, rendered safe and acceptable.   (source)
    rendered = portrayed or created something in a particular way  OR  interpreted, translated, or extracted from
  • The naked women are presented in the same manner as the plates of meat and dead lobsters, with the same attention to the play of candlelight on skin, the same lusciousness, the same sensuous and richly rendered detail, the same painterly delight in tactility.   (source)
  • Face out is a piece I painted twenty years ago: Mrs. Smeath, beautifully rendered in egg tempera, with her gray hairpin crown and her potato face and her spectacles, wearing nothing but her flowered one-breast bib apron.   (source)
  • His specialty is the rendering of smiles: the trick is to be able to do teeth, nice white even teeth, without putting in the separation between each tooth, which makes the smile appear too canine or too much like false teeth (which he himself has).   (source)
    rendering = portraying or creating something in a particular way  OR  interpreting, translating, or extracting from
  • Nevertheless they sit in Life Drawing, scratching away with the charcoal and turning out rendering after rendering of breasts and buttocks, thighs and necks, and some nights nothing but feet, as I do, while Mr. Hrbik strides up and down, tugging at his hair and despairing.   (source)
  • Richly rendered, I write.   (source)
    rendered = portrayed or created something in a particular way  OR  interpreted, translated, or extracted from
  • In Oceania the prevailing philosophy is called Ingsoc, in Eurasia it is called Neo-Bolshevism, and in Eastasia it is called by a Chinese name usually translated as Death-Worship, but perhaps better rendered as Obliteration of the Self.   (source)
    rendered = translated
  • I myself ... will render it an act of greater baseness, meanness, and cruelty in him if he still dares to force this marriage on.   (source)
    render = interpret (consider)
  • Unlike Tibetan, to which it is closely related, Sherpa is not a written language, so Westerners are forced to resort to phonetic renderings.†   (source)
  • I had my SSE card and put it next to his face so Jay could see the real Bin Laden next to the CIA renderings.†   (source)
  • The pamphlet containing these renderings had a considerable vogue, and I mention them here simply to warn the reader against the impression they may have created.†   (source)
  • And so it is that the bulk of what appear to be the emotional renderings of our inmost sensations do no more than relieve us of the burden of those sensations by allowing them to escape from us in an indistinct form which does not teach us how it should be interpreted.†   (source)
  • They talk about how they are both routinely assumed to be Greek, Egyptian, Mexican—even in this misrendering they are joined.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "mis-" in misrendering means wrong and reverses the meaning of rendering. This is the same pattern you see in words like misunderstand, misbehave, and misuse.
  • That it was a Utopia, there being no known method from the known to the unknown: an infinity renderable equally finite by the suppositious apposition of one or more bodies equally of the same and of different magnitudes: a mobility of illusory forms immobilised in space, remobilised in air: a past which possibly had ceased to exist as a present before its probable spectators had entered actual present existence.†   (source)
    standard suffix: The suffix "-able" means able to be. This is the same pattern you see in words like breakable, understandable, and comfortable.
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  • A minus quantity; nothing, rendered edible.†   (source)
  • He knew that wasn't possible—the rough timbered wall of the stairwell should have blocked his view—but his sleep had a lucidity that rendered the wall as transparent as glass.†   (source)
  • For services rendered.†   (source)
  • You look down at your body, rendered mostly formless by a bleached white blanket.†   (source)
  • This was a good thing, since his inability to understand the sales pitches rendered him far less likely to sign on any dotted line.†   (source)
  • Many modules had been taken apart and remained unassembled, rendering them inoperable in the short term.†   (source)
  • The very same who rendered Beethoven deaf and Monet blind.†   (source)
  • It means the Render.†   (source)
  • Lale is almost rendered speechless.†   (source)
  • The stories you will read are rendered from my own memory and the best memories of those we grew up with, lived with, and learned from.†   (source)
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  • The figure was a crude plastic rendering of her avatar, with the same face, hair, and outfit.†   (source)
  • About a month after the hearing, before judgment was rendered, I decided to go to the prison and see Avery We hadn't had much time to talk after the hearing, and I wanted to make sure he was okay.†   (source)
  • But at that precise moment there was an explosion of sound from downstairs that rendered Extendable Ears quite unnecessary.†   (source)
  • Silas, who had no problems with mirrors, had covered one of them with his coat, rendering the trap useless.†   (source)
  • And this part"—he pointed at the letter, although everyone else was at the table, several feet away, and he was in his usual spot on the stairs—"this part, where they say, 'render all such materials for our adjudication,' that means you have to turn over all the stuff you bought and they'll decide if they're going to fine you or not" The rest of the family looked at Luke in amazement.†   (source)
  • The crushing bites to his thigh had rendered his leg lifeless.†   (source)
  • Sticky, as if someone had pulled a string in his back, promptly answered, "To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive, or to otherwise render indistinct."†   (source)
  • The twelve members did not vote or render a verdict.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Dawes's opposition to the engagement was rendered moot by the subsequent elopement of Simon and Serena.†   (source)
  • I felt blasted with the desire, irradiated, rendered transparent.†   (source)
  • Her likeness had been perfectly rendered on the sarcophagus.†   (source)
  • The thing had been crippled; it was rendered an invalid.†   (source)
  • Though brilliantly rendered, the statue depicted St. Teresa on her back in the throes of a toe-curling orgasm.†   (source)
  • Every secret of the body was rendered up—bone risen through flesh, sacrilegious glimpses of an intestine or an optic nerve.†   (source)
  • Their bulky EVA suits rendered them nearly identical.†   (source)
  • The many questions I want to ask render me mute.†   (source)
  • There was snow on the ground, rendered in black.†   (source)
  • And Charlotte's figured out a way to render their weapons useless."†   (source)
  • Men and women alike wore painted leather vests over bare chests and horsehair leggings cinched by bronze medallion belts, and the warriors greased their long braids with fat from the rendering pits.†   (source)
  • Haymitch grips my wrist as if anticipating my next move, but I am as speechless as the Capitol's torturers have rendered Darius.†   (source)
  • Rufus finally let me write another letter—payment for services rendered, I supposed—and he mailed it for me.†   (source)
  • For services rendered.†   (source)
  • Even though it was a cloudy day, the vicious ultraviolet radiation at this altitude would render him snow-blind very quickly.†   (source)
  • For services rendered.†   (source)
  • The rendering of Mother's Day comes from Central American mothers, including Águeda Navarro, Belinda Caceres, Orbelina Sanchez, and Lourdes Izaguirre, and from my observations as they consoled one another.†   (source)
  • Plus I was practically rendered blind by all the flashbulbs going off in front of my face.†   (source)
  • They had been rendered sludgy and stupid by the fall temperatures, but Jack, who knew about wasps from his childhood, counted himself lucky that he had been stung only once.†   (source)
  • I hadn't been rendered blind at all, but in the confusion I couldn't tell what was going on.†   (source)
  • She rendered goat fat into something like butter, and pulverized antelope meat into hamburgers with a device I think had been rigged from the propeller of a motorboat.†   (source)
  • She knew from experience what happened whenever she asked her mother to render Chinese characters into English.†   (source)
  • I stared at the precise rendering of my mother's family room.†   (source)
  • The pass rush rendered Joe Montana so inept that in the second half Walsh benched him and inserted his backup, Steve Young.†   (source)
  • He had rendered loyal service, and it was harsh to call him a coward now.†   (source)
  • After the year before, when my mother had been reduced to tears and Stewart had been clocked in the head with a pole, rendering him temporarily unconscious, my father had broken down and recruited a few fraternity brothers who were on thin ice for hazing infractions to help us.†   (source)
  • Colonel Rice used their dread to his advantage: "any Guard ordered to the post along the South fence would realize that he had been guilty of some minor breach of discipline, or that his personal appearance rendered him too unsightly for the more public parts of the grounds."†   (source)
  • Like T. S. Eliot's poetic masterpiece The Waste Land, it presents a society that has been rendered barren—spiritually, morally, intellectually, and sexually—by the war.†   (source)
  • Her temperature was rendered large, in green, 98.†   (source)
  • So when I knew we'd be rendering and smoking and I couldn't see after him, well, I got a rope and tied it round his ankle.†   (source)
  • "For services rendered," he said.†   (source)
  • He refused to sell the beasts to the rendering factories, maintaining that they deserved something of a retirement for their years of loyalty.†   (source)
  • This boulevard does not really exist, it is a computer-rendered view of an imaginary place.†   (source)
  • A friend of his vomits whenever they clean the rendering area.†   (source)
  • On his neck was a stylized rendering of the words Las Lomas.†   (source)
  • I did not intend to lay a hand on Mr. Byrnes if he merely came with me, but I'd be lying to say there was no sense of satisfaction in rendering him harmless once he did come at me.†   (source)
  • The small dimensions of our house rendered escape from her impossible.†   (source)
  • The genius of the primitive mind is that it can render human helplessness in noble and beautiful ways.†   (source)
  • It was rendered at remarkable speed: "0, young Lochin varbas scum out of the vest Through wall the vide Border his teed was the bes Tand savissgood broadsod heweapon sadnun, Nhe rod all unarmed, and he rod all lalone …."†   (source)
  • If you had wanted to take two pages from the book, rendering it useless, then you could not have chosen better than these.†   (source)
  • He cleared his throat before he read aloud: "I hereby render unconditional obedience to the Circle and its principles… .†   (source)
  • There was surely nothing to indicate at the time that such evidently small incidents would render whole dreams forever irredeemable.†   (source)
  • But he's determined to see him, even if it happens long after the verdict is rendered.†   (source)
  • "I could render it from urine," I said quickly.†   (source)
  • But mostly I miss the fears of the past few weeks, rendered small by my fears now.†   (source)
  • That was how the local firemen learned to render other emergency services, such as forcing locks or killing poisonous snakes, and the Medical School offered them a special course in first aid for minor accidents.†   (source)
  • It was as though she had been rendered incapable of any emotion for her son.†   (source)
  • Others developed hydrocephalus or were left with severe neurological damage and either died or were rendered physically nonfunctional.†   (source)
  • All this, which is simply Gorgias' description of what people called Sophists have tended to do, now becomes subtly rendered by Socrates' dialectic into something else.†   (source)
  • In chapter 27, Colton affirms a rendering of Jesus painted by Akiane, a child who also visited heaven at age four.†   (source)
  • Horace had served as a medical officer for twenty months in the Pacific theater and had suffered in that period from sleep deprivation and from a generalized and perpetual tropical malaise that had rendered him, in his own mind, ineffective.†   (source)
  • I was never more aware of Sayuri's Kyoto dialect—in which geisha themselves are called geiko, and kimono are sometimes known as obebe—than when I began to wonder how I would render its nuances in translation.†   (source)
  • But really what he was planning all along was to let her study for five whole years only to render that degree useless in the end.†   (source)
  • That there would be a gnashing of teeth and a rendering of flesh.†   (source)
  • You could render generosity into pathology, commitment into obsession.†   (source)
  • "You might say that it's Wennerström's way of paying for services rendered.†   (source)
  • He said that our first duty was to God but that our Lord Jesus Christ had said, "Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's" and that meant we were supposed to be loyal Englishmen.†   (source)
  • Despite the crudeness of the rendering, Ruth still appeared to be beautiful, with a tenderness of expression that reminded her of Ira.†   (source)
  • Hundfast hesitated, and quickly whispered, "The word is difficult to render in this tongue.†   (source)
  • It was an elegant room filled with celebrities excitedly focused on the sensational new star rendering his famous, backed-by-violins version of "I'll Be Seeing You" and encoring with his latest self-composed ballad: Every April flights of parrots Fly overhead, red and green, Green and tangerine.†   (source)
  • In addition to the fact that there wasn't anything the prosecutor could ask her that hadn't been covered better by Maddie Shaw's father, he hadn't known how much more stress Lacy could take without being rendered incomprehensible on the stand.†   (source)
  • She sat on her bunk, using one of Daedalus's 3-D-rendering programs to study a model of the Parthenon in Athens.†   (source)
  • This anguish rendered him helpless, though it also lent him his weird, doomed grace and power, and it baffled him and set the dimensions of his trap.†   (source)
  • There the obscene wink of the navel eye gasped in on itself, there the nipple-iris of a trumpeting mastodon went blind and raved at its blindness; each and every picture remembered from the tall Mr. Dark now rendered down to miniature canvas pronged and forked over a boy's tennis-racket bones.†   (source)
  • Oliver Tambo and the ANC had called for the people of South Africa to render the country ungovernable, and the people were obliging.†   (source)
  • When he delivers the good news, Uncle Al is rendered speechless.†   (source)
  • Two faces that, however poorly rendered, I could never ignore.†   (source)
  • One weapon, and with every passing year in this hip, motivationally researched society, more and more people are discovering how to render that weapon useless and conquer those who have hitherto been the conquerors-†   (source)
  • To nuke a place means to sterilize it, to render it lifeless.†   (source)
  • A crash report by Tennessee state troopers offers a chilling rendering of the scene before Combs.†   (source)
  • David gazed at the moon, higher in the sky now, yet distinct and sharply rendered against the darkness.†   (source)
  • *Bigwig's word was hlessil, which I have rendered in various places in the story as wanderers, scratchers, vagabonds.†   (source)
  • As the number of suicides have grown, the idea has fed upon itself, infecting younger and younger boys, and transforming the act itself so that the unthinkable has somehow been rendered thinkable.†   (source)
  • These things acted themselves over and over in Johnnie's mind as, throughout the fresh April afternoon, her long, free, rhythmic step, its morning vigour undiminished, swung the miles behind her; still present in thought when, away down in Render's Gap, she settled herself on a rock by the wayside where a little stream crossed the road, to wash her feet and put on the shoes which she had up to this time carried with her bundle.†   (source)
  • The shadow of the iron grid over the judas-hole lay skewed upon the far wall like a waiting chalkgame which the space in that dark and stinking cubicle had somehow rendered out of true.†   (source)
  • "How selfish soever man may be supposed," Smith wrote, "there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it."†   (source)
  • Miro, Artkin was much better than the boy, the man, rendering them human.†   (source)
  • The roadway was full of people, and the din of voices and the melee of horses rendered unmanageable by the falling embers was terrible.†   (source)
  • In a flash, all the calculating they had done for the last few weeks was rendered unnecessary.†   (source)
  • The brothel had drugged Naina constantly to render her compliant, and the morphine withdrawal was brutal to watch.†   (source)
  • On the race's eve, a downpour rendered the track at Narragansett a quagmire.†   (source)
  • Wonderful composition, with the balance of the mirror and the woman, who is rendered in the style of the pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, I believe.†   (source)
  • One by one, every SEAL present removed his Trident and rendered the same honor to his fallen teammate.†   (source)
  • Jennifer Wilson wrote a speech about how much her husband, Jean Hoerni, would have loved to see this day in person, and had Ghulam Parvi render it into phonetic Balti so she could directly address the crowd.†   (source)
  • I glanced toward the frieze on the monument, a rendering of the photo's image.†   (source)
  • The picture in the frame is a perfectly rendered charcoal drawing, just like the photograph, only bigger.†   (source)
  • 'That is a song,' he said, 'in the mode that is called ann-thennath among the Elves, but is hard to render in our Common Speech, and this is but a rough echo of it.†   (source)
  • The timing could not have been better to render the Winter King utterly speechless—for as he spoke, the thousand-strong Shadow-Born wavered, and vanished.†   (source)
  • We are the despised rendered voiceless, stripped of car, radio, camera, and every means of communication, a trainload of eyes covered with mud and spittle:.†   (source)
  • " 'He rendered me powerless!' she said.†   (source)
  • I had a vision of anger spreading through me like a malignant tumor, sullying the best hours of my life and rendering me incapable of tenderness or mercy.†   (source)
  • And in so doing, it will render me untouchable for all eternity.†   (source)
  • The arrival of the golden carp rendered us silent.†   (source)
  • The women, overjoyed by their sameness, their lack of diversity, were, in fact, celebrating their imminent demise, which would render their sameness absolute.†   (source)
  • But it was true that Ghosh was a different being in the outpatient department where he saw "consultations"—the patients Bachelli and Adam kept for him to render an opinion.†   (source)
  • Johan raised his small fists in the air and wailed with greater intensity-a heartbreaking rendering of sorrow and yearning and anger and pleading for love.†   (source)
  • Many of the quotes Reb Saunders had used had been from Pirkei Avos—or Avot, as my father had taught me to pronounce it, with the Sephardic rather than the Ashkenazic rendering of the Hebrew letter "tof."†   (source)
  • It usually rendered the patient drowsy, sluggish, dizzy, often nauseous, and unable to carry out many routine functions.†   (source)
  • Neither looked as if it offered sanctuary to any birds, but the argument was rendered unimportant as Gloria was suddenly joined by Senor Jimenez, who spirited his daughter into a waiting automobile.†   (source)
  • —and had the presence of mind to render some small bits of first aid, get her into a crawler, and come here.†   (source)
  • All had to be said, each memorized nuance considered, rendered.†   (source)
  • According to Lewis Bornheim, a crisis is a situation in which a previously tolerable set of circumstances is suddenly, by the addition of another factor, rendered wholly intolerable.†   (source)
  • I am with the multitude rendered very unhappy, the little I collected entirely lost.†   (source)
  • Respect, yes, my fancy rendering cousin, but not no weakness, capisce?†   (source)
  • The second time, when we had none, Mem Gowdie had called for some rendered chicken fat.†   (source)
  • Some things simply were and could not be rendered otherwise.†   (source)
  • A beloved mare to be transported and rendered.†   (source)
  • All of these would have rendered him harmless, except that he also had staring blue eyes, eyes that could read everything that was going on underneath my forehead.†   (source)
  • Even the neighbors' houses and fields were rendered in almost exact detail.†   (source)
  • Mattie's screams went ricocheting in Lorraine's head, and she joined them with her own as she brought the brick down again, splitting his forehead and crushing his temple, rendering his brains just a bit more useless than hers were now.†   (source)
  • See that they are fed and paid for the service they have rendered us in returning our Thief.†   (source)
  • Tyr had made a mighty sacrifice, but the monster was rendered harmless until Ragnarok—the End of Days—when it would burst its bonds.†   (source)
  • He dilated upon the piety and heroism of 'The Three Musketeers,' portrayed, in the most glowing and impassioned hues, their virtue and magnanimity, the imperishable honor they acquired for themselves, and the great services they rendered to Christianity, It was entirely Billy's fault that this fighting organization no longer existed, Weary felt, and Billy was going to pay.†   (source)
  • You have been thinking of the great service which that motor could have rendered to mankind, if it had been put into production.†   (source)
  • A handsome rendering of the gorgeous Mr. Sanchez, page 214.†   (source)
  • Their sad wanderings are dramatically rendered in Longfellow's poem Evangeline.†   (source)
  • We trust you will think about these things, gentlemen, and render a verdict of innocent.†   (source)
  • The morning light streamed through the long, thick-paned frames, rendering the judges into eight foggy silhouettes to anyone who faced them-eight silhouettes because the ninth, McKinley, was in ill health and had been ordered by his physician to remain in bed.†   (source)
  • And one human being who meets with injustice can render invalid the entire system which has dispensed it.†   (source)
  • And I am to stay on my uncomplicated task of rendering a man's life and ambition and leave to the unseen experts the arcana of human interpretation.†   (source)
  • This miraculous speed has rendered me impotent.†   (source)
  • The city rose beside the river, from the edge of this jungle, a brilliant, blinding Escher print rendered in color.†   (source)
  • The Annapolis meeting in September, 1786, recommended that the States appoint delegates to meet and consider "the situation of the United States; to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render [make] the Constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the Union; and to report such an act for that purpose to the United States in Congress assembled, as when agreed to by them, and afterwards confirmed by the legislature of every State,…†   (source)
  • The force of the gunshot does not kill Washburn, nor even render him unconscious.†   (source)
  • They grappled viciously, exchanging heavy blows before managing to lock each other close enough to render punches ineffective.†   (source)
  • When the three-hour defense of Socrates came to an end, the court herald asked the jurors to render their decision by putting their ballot disks in one of two marked urns, one for guilty votes and one for votes for acquittal.†   (source)
  • It will be your duty to render a verdict of guilty in this case, and to impose on her the only sentence that will give justice to John Paul Tester and his family, a sentence of death.†   (source)
  • "Papa," I said, "after a whole day at rendering pork, don't you start to hate your clothes ?"†   (source)
  • A hit from a corncob below the waist rendered a player "dead," and he had to withdraw from the game.†   (source)
  • The facial veil rendered her features all but indistinguishable, and through it Natalie viewed a blurry world of murky charcoal gray.†   (source)
  • Cut sowbelly into small cubes and fry slowly until most of the fat has been rendered.†   (source)
  • Rendering the future all the more impossible.†   (source)
  • But the females, richer in fat, who came up the far, deep side of the river were rendered into gleena in huge wooden vats over a small slow fire.†   (source)
  • His finest attacks have been to take the "true Southerner's" viewpoint and render it absurd, all in seeming to defend and explain it.†   (source)
  • By far the greatest number, however, fled to America during 1849-50, where they are no doubt at present rendering their services to those who seek to extinguish the flame of Revolution.†   (source)
  • These last words, spoken by Leslie as she flopped over on her belly, had an effect on my libido which forever after would render insipid the word aphrodisiac.†   (source)
  • BRADY I am not altogether satisfied that Mr. Sillers will render impartial…… DRUMMOND Out of order.†   (source)
  • Though scarcely twenty-five years old, hehad his own shop and called by appointment on the Brunswick ladies to cut their hair at home in the new boyish bobs and sometimes, according to people envious of Uncle Lewis's reputation for gallantry, to render more knightly service.†   (source)
  • Since the planet was no prize, the routine way to get rid of this Bug base would be for the Navy to stand off at a safe distance and render this ugly spheroid uninhabitable by Man or Bug.†   (source)
  • It intoxicated him and rendered him unconscious.†   (source)
  • I have rendered us invisible, Sam.†   (source)
  • Oh, how one wishes sometimes to escape from the meaningless dullness of human eloquence, from all those sublime phrases, to take refuge in nature, apparently so inarticulate, or in the wordlessness of long, grinding labor, of sound sleep, of true music, or of a human understanding rendered speechless by emotion!†   (source)
  • Let's see, Mary said a little vaguely; why; aah; and she realized that Catherine could well use a new underwaist and that —— and — but suddenly recalled, also, that it was sometimes difficult to persuade her aunt to accept money, or even to render account, for things she bought this way; and lied, with some embarrassment, why, no, thank you so much, it's very stupid of me but I just can't think of a thing.†   (source)
  • All were white faced and anaemic after thirty-one days' confinement within the hull, and he had three cases of intense depression rendering those men unreliable for duty.†   (source)
  • And the President also let loose a blast, still frequently quoted today, against "a little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, that rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible."†   (source)
  • Everything moved below, travelers and relatives running in and out of each other's arms, as if rendered by the Devil unrecognizable; a band of ragged boys with a ball; a family of dogs, another of blind and crippled people; and what looked like generations of guides and porters, in hereditary caps; and now moving in through the big arched gate (an outer rim of carriages, horn-blowing taxis, streetcars and cars reached around the Piazza beyond) a school of nuns with outstretched plates,…†   (source)
  • CHAPUYS (Glibly) "Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's— (He raises a reproving finger) But unto God-"†   (source)
  • Traditionally, the icon was sculpted in stone or wood or rendered as a drawing.†   (source)
  • Or to at least render her helpless long enough so he could do it?†   (source)
  • We're not used to being rendered unnecessary.†   (source)
  • It would take about an hour to render all of WICKED's weapons useless.†   (source)
  • Rendering all questions foolish in advance.†   (source)
  • Just by sitting here he is rendered absurd, an ignorant pawn, a dupe.†   (source)
  • I also have a Swedish girl and an African woman, but those daemons are not as well rendered.†   (source)
  • Everything inside the OASIS was beautifully rendered in three dimensions.†   (source)
  • They almost resembled the rendering vats that knackers use for tallow.†   (source)
  • They're going to render Arkie down for his water," the man with the lasgun snarled.†   (source)
  • Years of living with a world class liar had rendered me merciless.†   (source)
  • Miss Wilkes said that, in her effort to render aid, she almost fell herself.†   (source)
  • When the pain became unbearable, he was transferred to ground beef, then to rendering.†   (source)
  • Having rendered Rover 1 unusable, I'll have to use my mutant rover for the trip.†   (source)
  • Hiro suspects that it is a magnified rendering of a smaller object.†   (source)
  • Owen rendered a salute as the body in the plywood box was lowered from the plane.†   (source)
  • "One should render unto Caesar what is Caesar's," he said, "and unto God what is God's."†   (source)
  • Mae's pulse was represented by a delicately rendered rose, opening and closing.†   (source)
  • It was filled with thousands of perfectly rendered maples, oaks, spruces, and tamaracks.†   (source)
  • They can also develop a gas that will render the Zycronians unconscious.†   (source)
  • It means to render something null and void, usually a contract.†   (source)
  • His decryption of the Masonic cipher had rendered a seemingly meaningless grid of letters.†   (source)
  • The word Demoxie appeared, rendered in a spirited font and set inside a blue-and-white striped flag.†   (source)
  • There are moments when mental overload can render words impossible.†   (source)
  • If not, the jury will adjourn to render a verdict.†   (source)
  • The official judgment would be rendered.†   (source)
  • The slave girl rendered his words to her, and hers to him.†   (source)
  • But he also knew something else that now rendered him immobile.†   (source)
  • And I think I may be able to create a virus that will render the Raison Strain impotent.†   (source)
  • Time you rendered unto Caesar what is Caesar's.†   (source)
  • A lopsided smile crept across Roran's face, rendering his visage even more shocking.†   (source)
  • And so they rendered him invisible, eliminating him from their presence.†   (source)
  • Did you really think you could render me helpless with such a petty, transparent trick?†   (source)
  • One wonders how a more gifted artist might have rendered Abigail.†   (source)
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