Origin of excerpt
OTHER WORDS FROM excerptex·cerpt·er, ex·cerp·tor, nounex·cerpt·i·ble, adjectiveex·cerp·tion, nounun·ex·cerpt·ed, adjective
How to use excerpt in a sentence
That cathartic impulse was evident all evening, beginning with the 20-minute excerpts from Sophocles’s “Philoctetes” and “Women of Trachis” from which McDormand, Faison and Marjolaine Goldsmith and Nyasha Hatendi read.During a pandemic, the medical profession turns to Greek tragedy — to heal|Peter Marks|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Below are lightly edited excerpts, as well as a full video recording of the conversation.Freezing Weather, COVID Pivots: How ‘Eater’s Guide to the World’ Was Made|Eater Staff|November 20, 2020|Eater
In this excerpt from her new memoir, Undaunted, Goldin talks about how being unafraid to show up uninvited helped her launch a stellar career.To take control of your career, ask for what you want—directly and explicitly|matthewheimer|November 8, 2020|Fortune
She had them read an excerpt from the Federalist Papers with Alexander Hamilton explaining why he believed in the electoral college and another piece with the opposing view.During election week like no other, teachers help students make sense of it all|Joe Heim, Hannah Natanson, Valerie Strauss|November 7, 2020|Washington Post
Below are lightly edited excerpts from their conversation, moderated by Eater editor Madeleine Davies, as well as a full video recording of the talk.Three Eater Editors on the Costs of Winter Dining and a Return to Takeout|Ellie Krupnick|October 30, 2020|Eater
Excerpted from Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen by Philip Dray.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Excerpted from Moneyball for Government, published by Disruption Books, and reprinted with permission.
Excerpted with the permission of the publisher, Rowman & Littlefield.
Excerpted by permission of Harper Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
Excerpted from BECOMING RICHARD PRYOR Copyright © 2014 by Scott Saul.
He added many new titles that he had found or had excerpted from Grundtvig's criticism.A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies|Archer Taylor
These questions once settled, the spurious structure may then be excerpted from the true.The Story of Eclipses|George Chambers
In the Sentences one excerpted opinion was given and another possibly divergent, and at the end an adjustment was presented.
It would be tedious to follow its excerpted presentation of the profane and sacred matter.
Then I went back over it in his presence and with the engineer's help excerpted a couple of the remarks by Oswald in this.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy