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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cataract

cataract can be used as a noun

1."It is what we call a cataract knife," said I. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Under Niagara, the cataract falling like a veil over my countenance. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.The latter looked out with three tiers of vacant melancholy windows, which were blank and dreary, save that here and there a "To Let" card had developed like a cataract upon the bleared panes. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.Floating on the waves we saw the abandoned boat, as for one instant it tossed and gaped beneath the ship's bows like a chip at the base of a cataract and then the vast hull rolled over it, and it was seen no more till it came up weltering astern. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Now on our right I heard the cataract beneath us leap With hideous crash whence bending down to' explore, New terror I conceiv'd at the steep plung. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.Her power of piss was something wonderful, it was like a cataract in force and quantity, and at once made my mutinous prick stand at the mighty rush of waters that could be so plainly heard. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
7.You cataracts and hurricanoes, spou. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8.Incessant cataracts the Thunderer pours. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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