- v. Simple past tense and past participle of preserve.
- adj. kept intact or in a particular condition
- adj. prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
“Again, the feast of the Purification was the time to kindle a “brand” preserved from the Christmas log.”
“The second definition of the word safe is "having been preserved from a real danger.”
“You gotta get your own subject and if everyone picks somebody then there will be just that much more preserved from the floor cracks. at”
“And by now, there's virtually no way to put two words together that doesn't have a Greek label preserved in aspic by generations of English department pedants.”
“Beowulf is not a “primitive poem;” it is a late one, using the materials (then still plentiful) preserved from a day already changing and passing, a time that has now for ever vanished, swallowed in oblivion; using them for a new purpose, with a wider sweep of the imagination, if with a less bitter and concentrated force.”
“Tolkien's point on the wider sweep of imagination aside, I think there's something in the assertion that Beowulf uses materials "preserved from a day already changing and passing" to bring down though generations the story we claim we know.”
“In a sense, Gaskin preserved the spiritual optimism of the early Haight, which appealed to some of those in SDS who, unable to choose sides as the national organization splintered into competing factions, took new interest in the counterculture's idealist approach to social change.”
““That they must be preserved is indisputable; it simply must be done.””
“Today, the portion of the homestead that's been preserved is just 27 acres.”
“But Felix Potvin preserved the lead with a series of outstanding saves, and Belanger capped his big night with an empty net shorthanded goal with 2 1/2 minutes to play.”
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