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Usage examples for denominate

  1. Each part denominate doth still abide An infinite portion, else nor all the rest Makes one infinitude. – Democritus Platonissans by Henry More
  2. The names of the days of the week, and those of the months, however expressed, appear to me to partake of the nature of proper names, and to require capitals: as, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; or, as the Friends denominate them, Firstday, Secondday, Thirdday, Fourthday, Fifthday, Sixthday, Seventhday. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. The effect of the Barbicane proposition was surpassed tenfold; what the newspapers of the Union said, the way they accepted the news, and how they chanted the arrival of this hero from the old continent; how to depict the feverish agitation in which every one lived, counting the hours, minutes, and seconds; how to give even a feeble idea of the effect of one idea upon so many heads; how to show every occupation being given up for a single preoccupation, work stopped, commerce suspended, vessels, ready to start, waiting in the ports so as not to miss the arrival of the Atlanta, every species of conveyance arriving full and returning empty, the bay of Espiritu- Santo incessantly ploughed by steamers, packet- boats, pleasure- yachts, and fly- boats of all dimensions; how to denominate in numbers the thousands of curious people who in a fortnight increased the population of Tampa Town fourfold, and were obliged to encamp under tents like an army in campaign- all this is a task above human force, and could not be undertaken without rashness. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  4. And I was very much astonished when that proposition was met by gentlemen in the Senate who constitute what, for brevity's sake, I may denominate a Senatorial Ring, denouncing me as unfaithful to the Republican party and as throwing dirt upon it by offering a resolution to inquire into the conduct of public officers. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  5. In order to answer this question, and to judge correctly of the hopes entertained from this discovery, let me remind you of what chemists denominate " equivalents." – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  6. Tape and Tadpole choose to denominate friendship. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  7. And here, ' stopping at the door of a splendid house on the opposite side of the street, 'is the residence of that blest favourite of Athene- Neith, as the barbarians of Egypt would denominate the goddess- we men of Macedonia retain the time- honoured Grecian nomenclature.... – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
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