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Sample sentences for the GRE study word bearing

bearing can be used as a adj
bearing can be used as a noun

1.point of north inlet cape, bearing E. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
2.There's a huge bus bearing down on us. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.But we are both bearing it wonderfully. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.senseless scorn, bearing the murderous knife. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
5.Tall tree, Spy-glass shoulder, bearing a point t. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
6.Bates, might be depended on for bearing him company--Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.Catherine reappeared, bearing a tray of knives and forks. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.A young man comes to me bearing a message from his brother. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
9.Drest in blue, bearing their trusty rifles on their shoulders. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
10.Silver, as he sat, took certain bearings with his compass. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
11.The first of the tall trees was reached, and by the bearings proved the wrong one. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
12.Letters came, with armorial seals upon them, though of bearings unknown to English heraldry. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
13.On one of them, which was a fringed scarf for a dress of ceremony, I saw the armorial bearings of a Noble, and the letter E. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
14.From its summit I could now make out through a haze of smoke the Palace of Green Porcelain, and from that I could get my bearings for the White Sphinx. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
15.There was little else in the volume but a few bearings of places noted in the blank leaves towards the end and a table for reducing French, English, and Spanish moneys to a common value. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
16.All around, there were monuments carved with armorial bearings and on this simple slab of slate--as the curious investigator may still discern, and perplex himself with the purport--there appeared the semblance of an engraved escutcheon. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
17.study of her character in all its bearings proves that, in contradistinction to her brother Ares, the god of war, who loved strife for its own sake, she only takes up arms to protect the innocent and deserving against tyrannical oppression. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
18.He had taken for his device "Never a lawyer," and for his armorial bearings a nightstand in which was visible a square cap. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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