Definitions

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  • v. Past participle of undergo

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Examples

  • The further revision and preparation that the letters have undergone is shortly this.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

  • The wild driving he had undergone from the field to the stable-yard, with the treacherous capture at the end, still rankled in his mind, and the cruel outrage to his young heart's nervous shyness, when hands of violent men overcame him, and the fatal noose was slipped over his head, was not to be forgotten.

    Parables From Nature

  • As this was the first well fortified town which we had seen, it was to us a matter of no ordinary interest, which was encreased by the remembrance of the celebrated siege which it had undergone from the English army at the commencement of the revolutionary war.

    Travels in France during the years 1814-15 Comprising a residence at Paris, during the stay of the allied armies, and at Aix, at the period of the landing of Bonaparte, in two volumes.

  • No Sin Left Behind yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'No Sin Left Behind'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Public interrogations of piety and faith, such as undergone by the Democratic candidates earlier this week, amount to a sort of religious litmus test for public office.

    No Sin Left Behind

  • “In the first place, I must remark that these human remains, which are in my possession, are characterized like thousands of bones which I have lately been disinterring, by the extent of the decomposition which they have undergone, which is precisely the same as that of the extinct species: all, with a few exceptions, are broken; some few are rounded, as is frequently found to be the case in fossil remains of other species.

    Essays

  • "In the first place, I must remark that these human remains, which are in my possession, are characterized like thousands of bones which I have lately been disinterring, by the extent of the decomposition which they have undergone, which is precisely the same as that of the extinct species: all, with a few exceptions, are broken; some few are rounded, as is frequently found to be the case in fossil remains of other species.

    Lectures and Essays

  • The backdrop for any discussion of trends in racial attitudes must be that over the last forty years America has undergone a dramatic transformation in opinions on race.

    American Grace

  • That detail sticks in her mind, and she ends up leaving the seedy abortion clinic without having undergone the procedure.

    American Grace

  • At least three other broad changes have had similarly far-reaching consequences: 1. The role of women in both private and public life has undergone revolutionary changes, as millions of women moved into the paid labor force and toward more equal social and economic status with men.

    American Grace

  • Since we first visited it near the beginning of our research, Trinity Concord, featured in Chapter 2, has undergone a resurgence, having increased its attendance at Sunday services and, when compared to 2003, tripling the attendance at its church school.

    American Grace

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