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  • v. Present participle of usher in.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the introduction of something new


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  • Uncle Kenton moved to the door of his office and opened it, ushering in Wade Barton.

    Keep Sweet

  • It is only a prelude, a transitory state, ushering in a mighter power of life; therefore death is called sleep, to shew that it has a fixed end coming.

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]

  • It was altogether a cloudy and drizzling day, with occasional brightenings in the mist, when the trill of the tree-sparrow seemed to be ushering in sunny hours.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • A joint, sometimes an Oxycontin, usually a Percoset, these are our weapons of choice, missiles that rocket us to a place where we feel nothing except quiet and the wet air, the hum of crickets ushering in dusk, the suspension of anxiety, empty brains beaming laser light shows.

    You Know Where to Find Me

  • Had I time to trace the thread of history and show the effects of this new doctrine upon the world, its power, its popularity, its ushering in a better day, its brilliant promises now reallized, and its lasting and happy effects influences on mankind, the argument deduced would amply repay me.

    "Have Men of Action Been More Beneficial to the World Than Men of Thought?" Debate Speech of William M. Coleman for the Dialectic Society, June 2, 1857

  • The Fiber35 Diet points you toward the foods that will support the natural structure and functions of your body so that the body maintain a healthy balance, limiting inflammation and ushering in optimal wellness.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • "Mr. John Turner," cried the hotel waiter, opening the door of our sitting-room, and ushering in a visitor.

    Sole Music

  • “Monsieur Jean Guillot …” announced the inspector, ushering in the first customer.

    Maigret and the Bum

  • But during the age of the Trojan War, the mysterious Sea People attacked Egypt from the north, ushering in a long period of decline and foreign incursions from Nubians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and finally the Persians.

    Alexander the Great

  • To the Almighty Father of us all — the freeman and the slave — I poured forth the supplications of a broken spirit, imploring strength from on high to bear up against the burden of my troubles, until the morning light aroused the slumberers, ushering in another day of bondage.

    Twelve years a slave : narrative of Solomon Northup, a citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and rescued in 1853--,


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