Example sentences for: alchemy

How can you use “alchemy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Kosovo is performing a zoological alchemy on America's foreign policy leaders.

  • Although the four-elements paradigm remained robust throughout antiquity and through the Middle Ages (during which a mystical tradition emerged proposing a fifth element, ruling the others, the socalled quintessence ), atomism fell out of favor for nearly two millennia until the quantitative philosophy of the early Enlightenment created a conceptual environment friendly to the metamorphosis of alchemy, through the chemical experiments of Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton, Joseph Priestley, Henry Cavendish, Antoine Lavoisier and others, into something like the chemistry we were all taught in high school.

  • Conservatives, after all, have spent the last year crediting Clinton's polls to alchemy: He has lucked into the best economy in history.

  • Through a process of Hollywood alchemy, self-awareness transforms rubbish into lucrative nonrubbish.

  • Tanenhaus submits Chambers to a genteel alchemy in which the wonderfully low is transmuted to the dismally high, and vitality is traded for status.

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