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Sample sentences for the GRE study word assimilate

assimilate can be used as a verb

1.The Alimentive element, being third down the list, will tend to make him eat and assimilate more food than he otherwise would. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2.To assimilate nutriment was the first function of all life and is so still, since it is the principal requirement for self-preservation. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3.Conversely, the Alimentive type gets its traits from that elemental stage in human development when we did little but get and assimilate food, and when thinking was of the simplest form. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
4.And also that good and bad rhythm naturally assimilate to a good and bad style and that harmony and discord in like manner follow style for our principle is that rhythm and harmony are regulated by the words, and not the words by them. - from The Republic by Plato
5.But in our day he goes straight for the literature of negation, very quickly assimilates all the extracts of the science of negation, and he's ready. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.And having once assimilated the state to the individual, he imagines that he will find the succession of states paralleled in the lives of individuals. - from The Republic by Plato
7.But when the poet speaks in the person of another, may we not say that he assimilates his style to that of the person who, as he informs you, is going to spea. - from The Republic by Plato
8.d Plato, labouring under what, to modern readers, appears to have been a confusion of ideas, assimilates the state to the individual, and fails to distinguish Ethics from Politics. - from The Republic by Plato
9.What was passing in that receptive childlike soul that so eagerly caught and assimilated all the diverse impressions of life How did they all find place in her But she was very happy. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
10.Yet he loved "our Russian peasants" and their way of life with his whole soul, and for that very reason had understood and assimilated the one way and manner of farming which produced good results. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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