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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cognizance

cognizance can be used as a noun

1.Did it merely take cognizance of what passed within the sou. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.The cognizance of her incontinenc. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.As cognizance of my blood-drinking hate. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Ordinarily these unaccountable moods are due to sensations reaching his subconscious mind, of which no cognizance is taken by his conscious processes. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.My cognizance of the pit had become known to the inquisitorial agents--the pit whose horrors had been destined for so bold a recusant as myself--the pit, typical of hell, and regarded by rumor as the Ultima Thule of all their punishments. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.Each court endeavoured to draw to itself as much business as it could, and was, upon that account, willing to take cognizance of many suits which were not originally intended to fall under its jurisdiction. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.The court of king's bench, instituted for the trial of criminal causes only, took cognizance of civil suits the plaintiff pretending that the defendant, in not doing him justice, had been guilty of some trespass or misdemeanour. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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