Usage examples for ingredient

  1. Since the condition of unskilled or low- skilled workers forms the chief ingredient in poverty, such a " levelling up" may be regarded as a valuable contribution towards a cure of the worst phase of the disease. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  2. There is no ingredient of fiction in the historical incidents recorded in the following ballad. – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  3. I would prefer calling it an egg nogg; but there is one extra ingredient that disfranchises the egg and in a peculiar way leaves the nogg there in a somewhat embarrassing condition. – Treading the Narrow Way by R. E. Barrett
  4. Thus another ingredient entered my character. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. Before we left Hampstead, Mrs. Middleton told the Moores of my engagement; and Rosa, who had for some days past guessed at the state of things, wished me joy, with the greatest warmth and animation; but she unconsciously threw a bitter ingredient into her congratulations, by adding to them with a smile, It is strange how disobedient you have ventured to be to the invisible men of Brandon. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  6. But nobody surely will quarrel with this ingredient. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  7. The fine scented oil will quickly evaporate, and leave the smell of the turpentine distinguishable, if the essence has been adulterated with this ingredient. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  8. They are likewise dried for the winter months, and, when reduced to powder, form a useful culinary ingredient; they, however, have many virtues attributed to them which they do not possess. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  9. Mere statements are jealously watched, and the motives of the writer form as important an ingredient in the analysis or his history, as the facts he records. – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope