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Sample sentences for the GRE study word colossus

colossus can be used as a noun

1.The decapitated colossus reeled like a drunken giant but it did not fall over. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.Near the point where the ladder ended, a sort of black hole in the belly of the colossus could be distinguished. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.The storm increased in violence, and the heavy downpour beat upon the back of the colossus amid claps of thunder. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.I was very far then from expecting the change you have just informed me of namely, that four years afterwards, this colossus of power would be overthrown. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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