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Sample sentences for the GRE study word catastrophe

catastrophe can be used as a noun

1.Nevertheless, she managed to take several steps before the catastrophe came. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.On the catastrophe and heel of pastime. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Such was the general situation last Monday night when the catastrophe occurred. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
4.Your own opinion is, then, that some unforeseen catastrophe has occurred to him. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
5.The catastrophe is a nuptial on whose side- th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.The result of such a catastrophe would mean no children in the community for another five years. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7.This catastrophe made a great noise for some hours. - from Candide by Voltaire
8.We have described the catastrophe of the road of Ohain. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.and pat he comes, like the catastrophe of the old comedy. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.As these catastrophes occur, the sun will blaze with renewed energy and it may be that some inner planet had suffered this fate. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
11.This war may not only bring great catastrophes upon England and France, but misfortune upon you, my Lord, for which I should never console myself. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
12.Emmanuel and his wife conversed with natural astonishment in their little apartment in the Rue Meslay upon the three successive, sudden, and most unexpected catastrophes of Morcerf, Danglars, and Villefort. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
13.I have augmented our fortune, and it has continued to increase during the last fifteen years, till extraordinary and unexpected catastrophes have suddenly overturned it,--without any fault of mine, I can honestly declare. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
14.When adversity entered his doors, he saluted this old acquaintance cordially, he tapped all catastrophes on the stomach he was familiar with fatality to the point of calling it by its nickname "Good day, Guignon," he said to it. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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