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See definition of excerpts on Dictionary.com
  • nouncitation; something taken from a whole
  • verbtake a part from a whole

synonyms for excerpts

  • extract
  • fragment
  • passage
  • piece
  • portion
  • quotation
  • selection
  • notation
  • note
  • part
  • quote
  • saying
  • section
  • pericope
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antonyms for excerpts

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  • entirety
  • refusal
  • whole
  • insert
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How to use excerpts in a sentence

In the third week of Lent excerpts from my opera Undine will be played at Mertens concert.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
“Now listen to this, girls,” said Puddy, who was intent on reading her excerpts to the bitter end.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
Nevertheless, he read it carefully, and presently drawing a writing pad toward him, he began to note down excerpts from the diary.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
Excerpts from its registers are quoted by Shaw, and make interesting reading.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
Here are some Excerpts, a select few; which will perhaps be our readiest expedient.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
The first Excerpts furnished by Menzel, readers can judge how enigmatic they were.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
There is nothing to be gained by making excerpts; the volume is large, but one should in time drift through it.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The American, whilst Mrs. Vansittart was intent on her excerpts from his uncle's letter, studied all that was visible of her face.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
I want it to reach the masses, so all the excerpts will be in English.
MRS. MAXON PROTESTSANTHONY HOPE
Illustrate by quoting from other poets and then comparing the excerpts with his 190 work.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCERPTS

  • annals
  • chronicles
  • clippings
  • documents
  • excerpts
  • files
  • papers
  • roll
  • writings
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