Cram in a sentence

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Definition of Cram

  • To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
  • To fill with food to satiety; to stuff.
  • To put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study, as in preparation for an examination; as, a pupil is crammed by his tutor.
  • To eat greedily, and to satiety; to stuff.
  • To make crude preparation for a special occasion, as an examination, by a hasty and extensive course of memorizing or study.
  • The act of cramming.
  • Information hastily memorized; as, a cram from an examination.
  • A warp having more than two threads passing through each dent or split of the reed.
  • prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
  • study intensively, as before an exam
  • crowd or pack to capacity
  • put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

How to use cram in a sentence. Cram pronunciation.

The park was inundated with a multitude of promenaders of every sex and all ages; in these immense avenues one walked on foot, one needed air on this vast plateau which was so airy, one felt cramped on this theater of a great public fete, as at balls given in those little saloons of Paris built for about a dozen persons, and where fashion crams together a hundred and fifty.
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This was a new danger; she had now little more than a fortnight for her final 'cram,' and any serious distraction meant ruin.
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On the last day of 'cram,' she sat from morning to night in her comfortless little bedroom, bending over the smoky fire, reading desperately through a pile of note-books.
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What was the good, after all, of being a woman if one didn't keep fresh, and cram one's life with all sorts of views and experiments?
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He had scarcely time to run his hands through his hair in order to look as much like a solicitor as possible, and to cram his papers into his pocket, already overcome with shame that another eye should behold them, when he realized that his preparations were needless.
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Wherever it has been possible to cram a tumble-down tenement into a crack or corner, in it has gone.
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Cod so, cried Aedituus, you were not then hatched of an ill bird, I will say that for you, since the blessed Touraine is your mother; for from thence there comes hither every year such a vast store of good things, that we were told by some folks of the place that happened to touch at this island, that your Duke of Touraine's income will not afford him to eat his bellyful of beans and bacon (a good dish spoiled between Moses and Pythagoras) because his predecessors have been more than liberal to these most holy birds of ours, that we might here munch it, twist it, cram it, gorge it, craw it, riot it, junket it, and tickle it off, stuffing our puddings with dainty pheasants, partridges, pullets with eggs, fat capons of Loudunois, and all sorts of venison and wild fowl.
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Will nobody be so kind as to cram some dog's-bur down the poor cur's gullet?
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I’ve got to the point where I want to cram up on everything we have on him.
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However full, with something more We fain the bag would cram; We sigh above our crowded nets For fish that never swam.
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Then perceiving that between them they had puzzled their man, Alphonse would have proceeded to 'cram' him in the most approved style, but that Lenain interposed, and a certain cooling of the Englishman's bright eye made success look unpromising.
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The futility of trying to "cram" an education into a subnormal child has never been better expressed than in the statement quoted above.
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Yet onward still the gathering numbers cram, Contending crowders shout rise frequent damn, And all is bustle, squeeze, row, jabbering, and jam.
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And in despite I'll cram thee with more food.
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He crams in nasty crevices, And turns to comfits by his arts, To make me relish for disserts, 400 And one by one, with shame and fear, Lick up the candy'd provender.
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Down our throats you'd cram your projects, thick and hard as pickled salmon, That, I s'pose, you call free trading,-I pronounce it utter gammon.
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Many things would be intolerable in the first scene of a play, that would not at all interrupt our enjoyment in the height of the interest, when the narrow cockpit may be made to hold “The vasty field of France, or we may cram Within its wooden O, the very casques, That did affright the air at Agincourt.
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It was apparently of a jocular nature, for he felt impelled to slap his leg again and cram his fist into his mouth.
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But I cram these words into your ears against the stomach of your sense.
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Delessart's men are sullen and silent; a crowd of men and women from Grenoble have followed them up thus far; they work their way in and out among the infantrymen: they have printed leaflets in their hands which they cram one by one into the hands or pockets of the soldiers-copies of Napoleon's proclamation.
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Examples of Cram

Example #1
Great preparations had been made for four or five days in the delightful gardens of Trianon; but the evening before, the sky became cloudy, and many toilets which had been eagerly prepared were prudently laid aside; but the next day a beautiful blue sky reassured every one, and they set out for Trianon in spite of the recollections of the storm which had dispersed the spectators at the fete of Saint Cloud.
Example #2
The private houses could not contain the crowd which arrived from every direction.
Example #3
In a day or two she took leave of Nancy, who had chosen for her winter retreat no less remote a spot than Falmouth.
Example #4
On her way home, though mechanically repeating dates and formulae, Jessica could not resist the tendency of her thoughts, to dwell on Samuel's features and Samuel's eloquence.
Example #5
The motive of vanity no longer supported her; gladly she would have crept away into a life of insignificance; but the fee for the examination was paid, and she must face the terrors, the shame, that waited her at Burlington House.
Example #6
The week of Jessica's ordeal was now at hand.