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Sample sentences for the GRE study word capsize

capsize can be used as a verb

1.His club landed heavily on the gaunt ribs, and the grub-box was capsized on the ground. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
2.The concussion nearly capsized her, and with a sickening plunge she hurtled downward through the dark night. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3.We were both of us capsized in a second, and both of us rolled, almost together, into the scuppers, the dead red-cap, with his arms still spread out, tumbling stiffly after us. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.The capsized sled ground over him, and the dogs dashed on up the street, adding to the gayety of Skaguay as they scattered the remainder of the outfit along its chief thoroughfare. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
5.And lo close under our lee, not forty fathoms off, a gigantic Sperm Whale lay rolling in the water like the capsized hull of a frigate, his broad, glossy back, of an Ethiopian hue, glistening in the sun's rays like a mirror. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.--And, Martin Cunningham said, we wouldn't have scenes like that when the hearse capsized round Dunphy's and upset the coffin on to the road. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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