Example sentences for: distill

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

  • Would that it were possible to distill the vagaries of English compounding into a five-page table: the editors are forced to offer comments like equal titles of functions (equality is not always easy to decide), words go together naturally (naturally for whom?), etc., and even then to include a column of exceptions.

  • Two of these cartoons distill several generations of changes in business mores particularly well.

  • And Washington writer Emily Yoffe has heroically volunteered to wallow in the mud on our behalf and distill it into a palatable essence.

  • Your job as law student is to distill all this down to a two-paragraph summary in case you are called upon in class.

  • Who better to strip away the hubris and slippery moralizing of both sides in this case than the man who really can distill consumer harm down to a decimal point?


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