Example sentences for: amalgam

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

  • Only the Dutch produce this alcoholic drink, a kind of amalgam of English gin and German schnaps.

  • The basic template seems to be an amalgam of The Wizard of Oz and Happy Days : The relationship between Luke (Mark Hamill) and Han (Harrison Ford) is just the relationship between Richie and the Fonz; the Wookiee is cloned directly from the Cowardly Lion; and the scene in which C-3PO is dismembered by the Sand People is completely appropriated from the scene in which the Scarecrow is dismembered by flying monkeys in The Wizard of Oz . It is true that The Wizard is a story implanted deep in the memory banks of the viewing public--but it is a stretch to call Star Wars ' appeal atavistic.

  • They urge patients to replace the excellent amalgam with plastic fillings at four times the price.

  • On the wall, though, Flag is a magnificently variegated surface, an intensely made thing, a dense amalgam of newspaper, encaustic, and paint.


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