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Lexicographically close words:
wholie; wholly; wholsom; wholsome; wholy; whome; whomever; whomso; whomsoever; whoo
  1. Among the famous inventors are Arkwright, Watt, and Whitney, all of whom were brought up in workshops.

  2. The philosopher who came to pay his respects to the man who was also a Werwolf (whom we shall henceforth call MWAW for short) was named Professor Schmuck.

  3. A visiting committee of New York bankers to whom I related this experience later laughed immensely.

  4. It relieves you from the burden of feeding a lot of people whom you would otherwise be bound to feed.

  5. Tell me, what have you to say about my children and my servants whom you have tortured and murdered?

  6. With me were two or three Luxembourgers and as many Germans, to whom fishing with the fly--fine and far off--was a new and curious sight.

  7. But they seemed at the time, and they seem still, to have a certain significance as indications of the psychology of the people with whom we were then in nominal friendship.

  8. Tuyll van Serooskerken, a great friend of mine, whom the Queen had appointed as General Commissioner to oversee all the public refugee camps.

  9. I had only two men with me: one of my own Platoon scouts and a lad named Hankin, of whom I have great hopes as a sniper.

  10. I also know the wonderful strength of his influence over the men, to whom he is experienced military professionalism, expertness incarnate.

  11. So give what you have to spare of my love to all whom it may concern, and accept the rest yourself from your "Temporary Gentleman.

  12. I remember listening once in a tram-car at home to two Tommies, one of whom had returned from the front.

  13. He seemed not so much a new man as the man whom they had always loved and respected, in some subtle way magnified, developed, tuned up, brought to concert pitch.

  14. They succeed, not through any virtue of their own, but because of their resemblance to the mimicked, for whom they are mistaken.

  15. The psychologist whom we have quoted tells of a monkey which happened to hit a projecting wire so as to make it vibrate.

  16. He would always be the cheerful, generous, kindly chap for whom everybody seemed to take him.

  17. Their hatred even extended to the daughter of the foreign devil--her whom once they had been wont to call "The Little White Saint," who had nursed their children through the cholera and brought them rice and rhubarb during the famine.

  18. Mrs. Newbegin, and wondering what sort of a queer old guy this was whom he had been sent to rescue.

  19. In another moment there had appeared around the corner of the building a throng of men and women in evening dress, among whom were mingled waiters, pedestrians, and cabmen.

  20. At this moment the boy became conscious of the presence of one whom he at first took to be the prettiest Chinese girl he had ever seen.

  21. Two years ago he had saved five hundred taels and returned home to bury his family--nine persons counting his wife--all of whom had perished in the famine.

  22. No one whom he cared particularly to see was there, and the fresh, if bitter, December air outside seemed vastly preferable to the stuffy atmosphere of the smoke-filled card and reading rooms.

  23. What must he think of her, sending him forth in the dead of night to search the city for a man whom he scarcely knew?

  24. Flynn turned to the attendant, whom he knew well and cursed.

  25. I had a good position, a little home of my own, and a wife and child whom I loved devotedly.

  26. I remember mentioning this, amongst many other illustrations of the incidents recorded in Scripture, to a worthy old Scotch lady, upon whom I expected it to produce the same pleasing and satisfactory effect which it had wrought on me.

  27. I remember one day, when on board the Minden, receiving a note from the shore by a catamaran lad, whom I told to wait for an answer.

  28. Nevertheless, Jacko contrived to bite two more of the people, one of whom was the sergeant, the other the midshipmen's boy.

  29. He posted himself accordingly in his barge near the spot, but he allowed the task to be turned over entirely to the black fellows, whom he ordered to be supplied with ropes, spars, and anything else they required from the ship.

  30. As he then seriously imagined the inhabitants to belong to a sort of wild and uncouth race, I could see he was rather surprised at the gentleman-like deportment of an acquaintance of mine resident on the spot, for whom he had brought a letter.

  31. As no officer had been sent in the boat, the message was delivered by the coxswain, whom I did not recognize as an old shipmate till he came to me aft, took off his hat, and held out his hand.

  32. Scottish monarch, and about that time losing his grandfather, by whom he had been supported, and discovering that he must thenceforth rely on his own exertions for a maintenance, he set forth with his juvenile production for London.

  33. Though formed to enjoy the endearments of friendship, his criticisms had made those who were before indifferent to him his enemies; and his polities, those whom he had loved, the objects of his hatred.

  34. He is introduced to Beckford, the Lord Mayor, to whom he had addressed an Essay, and who received him with all the politeness a citizen could assume, and warmly invited him to come again.

  35. This want of reliance in the sincerity of those with whom he conversed has been attributed, with some colour of reason, to his habitual scepticism on matters of higher moment.

  36. The few of his poems which he thought worthy of being selected from the rest, and of being delivered to posterity, have many readers, to whom perhaps one recommendation of them is that they are few.

  37. The young traveller's surprise may be conceived, when in calling for his bill, he finds under what roof he has been lodged, and with whom he had been putting himself on such terms of familiarity.

  38. Boccace, and other authors from whom he has borrowed, with an account of the liberties he has taken in telling the stories; his life, and an exact etymological glossary.

  39. His mind was harassed by bitter reflections on the distress which threatened those whom his parent had left to his protection; and he was scared by the terrors of a jail.

  40. He gave them up, and met the Commissioners in council, together with several Arapahoe chiefs of small bands, all of whom were confederate together to kill the Commissioners and bring on a general war.

  41. Christ said, 'It must needs be that offenses come, but woe unto that man by whom the offense cometh.

  42. You come here to kill these white friends whom I have invited to come and have a talk with us.

  43. The men whom the President sends us are soldiers, and all have no sense and no heart.

  44. Our Saviour said, "It must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!

  45. The Secretary said he would write down the names of the men in whom the Indians have confidence, and want for their agent and traders.

  46. A man whom I had some respect for, said to me at this time, "If we can get up a smart Indian war now, wouldn't it be the making of Cheyenne?

  47. Red Cloud came into Laramie and Fetterman several times to get leave to trade, but at last he said "he'd go to the Great Father at Washington, and not treat with understrappers, with whom he will in future have nothing to do.

  48. Harris had formerly a partner named Martin, with whom he had a quarrel one evening, and Harris ordered his former partner to leave,--shutting the door upon him.

  49. One or two of the Pawnees went up and shook hands with their old enemies (with whom a deadly feud has existed for years), but they were closely watched by General Smith, lest a stab should be given with their knives.

  50. They were his guests, whom he suspected of being spies, 'but did not know it,' and they are now living to the eternal fame and honor of the chieftain.

  51. Thy sun goeth down with never a glow, He hath frowned on thy fate, On thy maiden estate, And the one whom thou lovest is lying all low!

  52. Having won over the king, Hagen went away, determined to avenge Brunhilde's wrongs and rid the kingdom of one whom he had long feared and hated.

  53. Not long after this the son of Hiordis and Siegmund was born, and great rejoicing was made throughout the kingdom, for when the child was but a few days old, King Alf wedded Hiordis, whom he had found the worthiest of women.

  54. Then Geirrod and Agnar said good-by to the kind folk with whom they had passed so many happy days.

  55. The attendant to whom he spoke answered,-- "There was no wine provided, my lord.

  56. The stories are without exception of that entertaining character that appeal strongly to the youngsters for whom they were written.

  57. When Alf learned that the woman to whom he was speaking was of the royal household, he asked if she knew where the Volsungs' treasure was hid; and the bondmaid answered that she had the greater part of it with her in the forest.

  58. For," she said, "I deem the one whom you have held of least account to be the nobler born.

  59. Now Geirrod, believing that this was the stranger of whom he had been warned to beware, commanded the old man to tell his name and the object of his visit.

  60. But among the mourners in Asgard there was one old woman[36] whom Odin spied standing apart and shedding no tear.

  61. At this Gunther only laughed and said: "Your gray hairs make you full of fears, O Hagen; and your age makes you blind to the beauty of this wonderful maiden, for whom a man might well risk his life.

  62. Where genius exists, it is not very likely to be strangled by the conventions of a public school, nor to be prevented from exchanging State teachers for those whom native inspiration prompts it to prefer.

  63. The squire of to-day, who was the banker, solicitor, or brewer of yesterday, reproduces very successfully the existence of the more ancient predecessors whom events have caused him to expropriate.

  64. On other parliamentary points, he is not less indebted to Sir Charles Dilke, and to many more Members of Parliament, only a few of whom now survive.

  65. The most accomplished dramatic critic whom in England the century has produced, George Henry Lewes, and the lady who bore his name, but is best known to the public as George Eliot, author of Adam Bede, both witnessed the debut.

  66. The occupant of the Throne took, as Ministers of State, those whom parliamentary majorities and public opinion indicated.

  67. He himself may think the manual overture will gratify the person to whom it is made by showing that the maker 'has no false pride.

  68. Such a scheme could not work well unless it were embraced with practical unanimity by those whom it immediately concerned.

  69. Oh, woe to those whom passion sweeps Helpless and bound into the deeps.

  70. One with mild countenance and dignified demeanor, the ideal of a wise teacher, whom you have long honored as such, convicted of no single evil deed and already humiliated by the severest chastisement.

  71. Then said Caiaphas to Judas, "Knowest thou the man whom the council seeks?

  72. But Jesus a second time asked, "Whom seek ye?

  73. The one whom they ask for, him will I release.

  74. Then said Caiaphas, "Thou hast promised to release him whom the people demand.

  75. Then stepping forward to meet the armed band, he faced them fearlessly and said, "Whom seek ye?

  76. Father, I will pray that they also whom thou hast given me be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me, for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

  77. Then said Nathanael, "Without doubt we could secure the services, as informers, of those men whom the Galilean today has injured so deeply in the sight of all the people, driving them with a scourge out of the temple.

  78. The watch consisted of twenty men in armor, two of whom carried long clubs set with spikes, two bore braziers of burning coals, while the rest carried spears.

  79. Jesus answered, speaking so low as to be heard by John alone, "He it is to whom I shall give a sop after having dipped it.

  80. To whom will you listen; to us or to him?

  81. They went off, and returned in the afternoon with another man named Williams, alias Head, and a porter named Shields, the latter of whom carried the body in a hamper.

  82. Harnett had made known his loss to Holliss, so that he knew perfectly well to whom the teeth belonged.

  83. It is curious that Bransby Cooper makes no special mention of Naples in his book, although he gives an account of all the other men with whom Sir Astley had any dealings.

  84. This fund was to be invested in the names of "opulent and respectable men," not more than one-third of whom were to be members of the medical profession.

  85. There is no clue in the Diary itself as to the name of the writer, and, unfortunately, Sir Thomas Longmore[22] was quite unable to remember the name of the individual from whom he received it.

  86. It is only too obvious that nothing could be accomplished with millions of men of whom only one in ten was armed.

  87. We shall not enter into the personal disputes between Ludendorf and Falkenhayn, whom Ludendorf throughout criticises sharply.

  88. How can I give you an idea of perhaps five hundred masterpieces you see here now, and by whom Italy has been stripped.

  89. They were two French exquisites whom I had known at Rome, travelling to Constantinople with no more serious object, I dare be sworn, than to return with long beards from the East.

  90. A respectable family occupies the house opposite, consisting of a father and mother and three daughters, the least attractive of whom has a lover.

  91. I am the only one in the ward-room to whom that wonderful city is familiar, and I feel as if I had forestalled my own happiness—the first impression of it is so enviable.

  92. She is eighteen at the most, fair, delicate, and struggles with the slender boy, who seems scarce older than herself, more like a sister from whom a mischievous brother has stolen something in sport.

  93. I went into a shop at a corner to inquire for the residence of a gentleman to whom I had a letter.

  94. They accompanied him from Munich, and are the only ladies in his realm with whom he is acquainted.

  95. I was idling round one day with an English traveller, whom I had known in Italy, when a Persian robe of singular beauty hanging on one of the stalls arrested my companion’s attention.

  96. Can't stop to pay attention to them," commanded the Lieutenant, in whom the battle-fever was burning.

  97. You can jist telegraph that home, and to ole Abe Lincoln, and to all whom it may concern.

  98. Deacon Klegg's heart sank as he surveyed the pushing, eager crowd which had gotten there before him, and most of whom were being treated very cavalierly by the Provost-Marshal.

  99. Si saw this, and letting go, devoted both hands to this man, whom he pulled over into the water about the same time that Shorty possessed himself of the other man's pistol and dragged him out of the canoe.

  100. It seemed that the fresh young Aid with whom the boys had the encounter the day before had in some mysterious way gained charge of the advance.

  101. They recognized all the rascals they had seen "running games" around the camps at Murfreesboro, and who had been time and again chased out of camp even the whisky seller with whom Si's father had the adventure.

  102. Even in the moonlight Si could see that freedom and the Deacon's tuition had developed the ex-slave into a much better man than the wretched runaway whom his father had protected.

  103. His creditor was Wick Cutter, the merciless Black Hawk money-lender, a man of evil name throughout the county, of whom I shall have more to say later.

  104. He insisted that Mrs. Cutter had purposely remained childless, with the determination to outlive him and to share his property with her 'people,' whom he detested.

  105. I used to imagine that the 'nobles' of whom Antonia was always talking probably looked very much like Christian Harling, wore caped overcoats like his, and just such a glittering diamond upon the little finger.

  106. During that burning day when we were crossing Iowa, our talk kept returning to a central figure, a Bohemian girl whom we had known long ago and whom both of us admired.

  107. He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom He loved.

  108. I could not forgive her for becoming an object of pity, while Lena Lingard, for whom people had always foretold trouble, was now the leading dressmaker of Lincoln, much respected in Black Hawk.

  109. They hated Krajiek, but they clung to him because he was the only human being with whom they could talk or from whom they could get information.

  110. Curiously enough, she reminded me of Mrs. Gardener, for whom she had worked in Black Hawk so long ago.

  111. While we were talking, the little boy whom they called Jan came in and sat down on the step beside Nina, under the hood of the stairway.

  112. The little sister, whom they called Yulka (Julka), was fair, and seemed mild and obedient.

  113. An awkward little Russian girl whom she had taken into her work-room had dropped a flat-iron on Lena's toe.

  114. She was a slender young flier, whom the Morning Press men had noticed at the hangar.

  115. But Jimmy did not need to read this return address to know from whom the letter came.

  116. Jimmy greeted his fellow reporter, whom he liked very much, and grabbed up the latter's little typewriter.

  117. I'm trying to catch a man for whom I have important despatches.

  118. Find out what happened, when it happened, where it happened, how it happened, why it happened, and to whom it happened.

  119. Volunteers in sufficient numbers instantly offered their services; among whom were upwards of twenty of the Norwich artillery.

  120. The Grasshopper Fort[B]--may it never be forgotten by those whom it defended.

  121. Yet there are some for whom the story of The Attack has not yet lost its interest.

  122. There were probably others, whom we have not learnt.

  123. We have many enemies, but none whom we despise so much as magpies, crows, and jays.

  124. The lambs were bleating in the field next the dunes, the rooks cawing in the leafing elms, and the farm-boy, whom I could not see for the thicket of blackthorns at the foot of the croft, was singing the drowsy song he sang always at his work.

  125. As fast as the badger could deal with them, hound after hound withdrew howling, till there was scarcely one of the twenty couple composing the pack on whom his terrible jaws had not closed.

  126. Would the badger, on whom I had brought all this trouble, avenge himself on me for the wrong I had done him?

  127. My little sister, to whom she had always been so tender, was the last to try, and, incredible as it may seem, the vixen turned on her like a fury.

  128. My mother, whom the loud snarl had brought in hot haste to my side, was very angry with me for trespassing on the badger's private quarters instead of following her into the part of the sett she had appropriated.

  129. These were both needless terrors; but soon I was brought face to face with evidence of a real enemy, the one, no doubt, of whom my mother lived in such dread.

  130. The rasping yell with which this was uttered betokened some sinister happening, though we looked in vain to the vixen, round whom my sisters gathered, to enlighten us as to its nature.

  131. In another chapter mention will be made of the Virtuous Widows and other women of exemplary conduct whom the Chinese delight to honour.

  132. Some of them are even aware of the fact that they owe many of those advantages to a philanthropist whom they have never seen--the uncomplaining (or complaining) British taxpayer.

  133. Perhaps there are still missionaries who would give their approval to these extraordinary words, but fortunately there are laymen who take quite a different view of China's "ancient sages" whom Dr.

  134. Yet this is one of the sages from whom we invite the Chinese to "look away"!

  135. This may or may not be a correct statement of what actually occurred: all we know for certain is that at the dawn of the historical epoch eastern Shantung was still inhabited by a people whom the Chinese regarded as uncouth foreigners.

  136. It was not an answer of this kind, however, that I received from an intelligent and plain-spoken resident to whom I put this very question.

  137. Ta-jên implies higher rank, and the Chinese finding from experience that nearly all European officials are foolish enough to prefer the loftier form of address, wisely make use of it in addressing a foreigner whom they desire to propitiate.

  138. The carrying out of the project was entrusted to two high officials, one of whom took up his temporary residence on Liukungtao.

  139. But the evidence from other sources that Confucius was a gentleman--a man to whom truth and sincerity were very precious--is overwhelming.

  140. In another case a man whom I will call A brought a plaint to the effect that he wished to adopt B, and that C for various reasons refused to allow this adoption to take place.

  141. It was so confounding to try conversation with girls who had not a single subject in common with you; who looked on sporting as loss of time, and to whom all one's allusions, illustrations, and even good stories were an unknown tongue.

  142. Let me introduce Captain Egerton to you, Mr. Gilpin; Captain Egerton, an old Dungar friend of ours, whom I picked up very curiously this morning.

  143. There was a Mr. Harcourt I used to meet at Lady Desmond's, a very fine gentleman; something like you, with whom for the sake of consistency I chose to identify you.

  144. A new expression of interest and something of respect was visible in the Irishman's face as he looked down on the puzzling, elusive being whom he had picked up from the skirts of chance as he might have filched a jewel or a coin.

  145. This last was addressed with cordiality to a knot of men gathered inside the doorway of the cabaret, all of whom rose politely from their chairs at Blake's entry.

  146. And here Maxine made a change of front, became very grave, touched the gracious, encouraging note of the being to whom life is an open book.

  147. I ask you if you do not believe that there are certain people to whom these things you speak of are poor things--people who believe that they are sufficient unto themselves?

  148. The thin man studied his flat gold watch with the loving interest of one to whom time is a sacred thing.

  149. Precious little, unless the person for whom we feel sympathy happens to be closely involved in our affections; and even then they don't go very far.

  150. He inherited the estate from his father, to whom it had been granted at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries; for Crome was originally a cloister of monks and this swimming-pool their fish-pond.

  151. Having thus settled his household entirely to his own satisfaction, it only remained for him to find some suitable companion with whom to share his paradise.

  152. Meanwhile, his mother had borne two other children, a boy and a girl, one of whom died of croup during infancy, while the other was carried off by smallpox before it reached the age of five.

  153. Obedient as one of those complaisant disciples from whom Socrates could get whatever answer he chose, Anne gave her assent to this proposition.

  154. Setting out at once for Venice, he went immediately on his arrival to pay his respects to the count, whom he found living with his wife and five children in a very mean apartment in one of the poorer quarters of the town.

  155. Turning on his son, he ordered him to leave the room immediately, as being unfit to remain in the same place with the mother whom he had nearly murdered.

  156. The angel standing in the sun may be summoning the ravens and vultures from their crannies in the rocks to feed upon the putrefying flesh of the millions of unrighteous whom God's wrath has destroyed.

  157. Up through the South you fly, past many places you have seen before, past towns where you have friends whom you would like to see again--only not now!

  158. For most of the technical information contained in this chapter I am indebted to various gentlemen whom I encountered there.

  159. When I determined to abandon the game I did not burn my clubs or break them up, according to the usual custom, but instead gave them to a man upon whom I wished to retaliate because his dog had bitten a member of my family.

  160. Among these the burning of black candles, accompanied by certain performances, brings evil upon those against whom a "work" is made, while blue candles have to do with love charms.

  161. It is said that upon one of these occasions Lee got up and declared: "The county of Berkeley is to be congratulated upon having as citizens three noted generals of the Revolution, each of whom was ignominiously cashiered.

  162. The strong educational movement in North Carolina began with a group of men chief among whom were the late Governor Charles B.

  163. The question was put by the practical young lady whom I accompanied to Harewood, but the wife of the farmer to whom the place is rented could only smile and shake her head.

  164. An officer whom he knew, he said, was Captain John Snodgrass, and another Major Tom Shay.

  165. To this estate, called Greenaway Court, his lordship, it is recorded, came from England to isolate himself because a woman with whom he was in love refused to marry him.

  166. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "whom" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    whom all things were; whom alone; whom also; whom belong might and; whom died; whom little; whom nothing; whom said; whom shall; whom she; whom should; whom the; whom they; whom thou; whom thou hast given; whom thus; whom were; whom when; whom you; whome they