Usage examples for exhaustive

  1. But an exhaustive search of the cabin floor discovered no key. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. An exhaustive grammar, by the Rev. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  3. In so brief a compass as the present article the discussion has of necessity been rather suggestive than exhaustive. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  4. You shall wear your crown at the Pan- Saxon Games with no equal or approaching competitor in sight,- well earned by genius and exhaustive labor, and with nations for your pupils and praisers. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. Established, added the police- inspector, by as an exhaustive inquiry as anybody could make. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  6. A thousand influences are always acting, and the brain of the sensitive receives them all, trembles to their vibrations, and finds resistance to them an effort most exhaustive of vitality. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  7. A considerable number of Senators participated in the debate, which was able and exhaustive to an exceptional degree, on both sides, and occupied several days in the various stages of the proceeding. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  8. Such exhaustive mental labour induced a certain nervousness that could only be allayed by relaxation. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. " Well," said I carelessly, " there seems a gap that might be filled by an exhaustive work on-" " Oh! – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  10. These are all specific in their character, and have a single exhaustive fulfilment. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  11. In practical matters, the reasons men give for their conduct, to themselves as well as to others, are often untrue, never exhaustive. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  12. It had all happened when she was ill at the flat; after that letter from the Geneva Red Cross which reported that in spite of exhaustive enquiries among German hospitals, and in the prisoners' camps no trace of Lieutenant Sarratt could be found. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  13. Now, we've made the most exhaustive inquiries here in Hull- there isn't a soul in the town knows anything whatever of Lydenberg! – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  14. " The method of reasoning should be the exhaustive study of minute detail, of which we shall speak later. – Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It by Yoritomo-Tashi
  15. Bill Blunt came down from the village, leading the crew with great importance, for he was going to a job that would call forth all his exhaustive knowledge of the sailor's craft. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  16. The following is the reason why publication should be exhaustive. – Introduction to the Study of History by Charles V. Langlois Charles Seignobos
  17. To hold the frivolous- minded she paints her face and dances, leading them a round of folly, exhaustive alike to health and purse. – The Ways of Men by Eliot Gregory
  18. Dr. Kobelt has given us such an exhaustive memoir on the characteristic Mollusca of the different zoogeographical provinces of Europe, that we are particularly well informed as regards that group of Invertebrates. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff
  19. To a wonderfully exact and exhaustive knowledge of these subjects, he unites great powers of generalization, a vigorous, spirited, and exceedingly graphic style and keen analytical powers, which give this history a degree of interest and a permanent value possessed by no other record of the decline and fall of the Roman Commonwealth. – What is Darwinism? by Charles Hodge
  20. The yacht that represented the most exhaustive skill man had ever applied to navigation had melted away, unnamed, unlicensed, and without destination. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward