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Sample sentences for the GRE study word altercation

altercation can be used as a noun

1.An animated altercation in which all took part ensued among the F. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
2.Besides, there had been no altercation the assailant had come in so silently and suddenly, that she had been felled before she could look round. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.At the front an altercation occurred between an Austrian guide and a Russian general. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.The altercation was conducted in a low tone of voice, and terminated in the honest tradesman's kicking off his clay-soiled boots, and lying down at his length on the floor. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
6.You then, as I understand, followed her home and saw through the window an altercation between her husband and her, in which she doubtless cast his conduct to you in his teeth. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
7.When there, a fresh altercation arose between them, in the course of which Drebber received a blow from the stick, in the pit of the stomach, perhaps, which killed him without leaving any mark. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
8.Witness on him that any perfect clerk is, That in school is great altercation In this matter, and great disputation, And hath been of an hundred thousand men. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
9.Negative he omitted to mention the clandestine correspondence between Martha Clifford and Henry Flower, the public altercation at, in and in the vicinity of the licensed premises of Bernard Kiernan and Co, Limited,. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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