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‘Full’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Full’ as an adjective.


The upshot was that though England was full of the revolutionary ideas, nevertheless there was no revolution.

From ‘The Victorian Age in Literature’, by G. K. Chesterton.


The artist had brought out the full effect of the lustrous black hair, the large dark eyes, and the exquisite mouth.

From ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Billy looked at him curiously. Recent events had made him wary of strangers.

From ‘Psmith, Journalist’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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