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How to use centripetal in a sentence

Their life is centripetal, pivoted inside itself, and does not run out towards others and mankind.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
In society there is both a centripetal and a centrifugal force; the centripetal chiefly human, the centrifugal chiefly Divine.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
The centripetal force, exerted through the cord, O A, pulls it aside from this direction of motion.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
It is true, the resistance of the body furnishes the measure of the centripetal force.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
Sometimes the centripetal force is weak, and opportunity is afforded to observe this action, and see its character exhibited.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
A common example of weak centripetal force is the adhesion of water to the face of a revolving grindstone.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
That is, it has no motion, either from or toward the center, except that which is produced by the action of the centripetal force.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
For a centrifugal explosion, they substitute a centripetal adjustment.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
Buddhism is centripetal, but Christianity is centrifugal: it breaks out.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
The centripetal wires warn us of accidents happening without; the centrifugal wires carry the reparation.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR

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