Example sentences for: injects

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  • "Certain features of Huxley's imagined universe--set six centuries into the future--would in fact become realities within a few decades" (Dorothy Rabinowitz, the Wall Street Journal ). Dissenting, New York 's John Leonard says the show gratuitously injects a happy ending and melodrama: "Huxley has been networked."

  • It is necessarily a sloppy process that injects another arbitrary standard into an already arbitrary decision-making process.

  • Useful spoonerisms substitute a common or meaningful phrase for another when transposition occurs, as when “the movement was dealt a crushing blow” becomes “the movement was dealt a blushing crow .” Changing “there's a cozy nook in my kitchen” to “there's a nosey cook in my kitchen” not only introduces a totally new meaning, but also injects humor.

  • Sometimes, before delivery, the obstetrician injects the fetus with a drug that stops its heart.

  • The latest installment in the Grisham legal thriller franchise gets good press: It's "personal, moving and much deeper" than his previous books, writes Deirdre Donahue in USA Today . Critics say this one is better because Grisham goes beyond his usual dabbling in social causes and injects honest-to-God Christian spirituality, and with success: "Grisham's smart use of the suspense novel to explore questions of being and faith puts him squarely in the footsteps of Dickens and Graham Greene" ( Publishers Weekly ). A few reviewers find the overt Christianity preachy and self-righteous, but most say it improves an otherwise standard page-turner.


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