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Sample sentences for the GRE study word concession

concession can be used as a noun

1.For a time that scared me but any concession would have shortened our chance of escape beyond estimating. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.I said it people often do so, in such cases like a rather reluctant concession to truth and justice--as if I wanted to deny i. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.But if you look up and smile with that countenance, I shall swear concession before I know to what, and that will make a fool of me.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.This identity of concession which each makes to all, is called Equality. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.He had often said to himself that he had done wrong in making that concession to despair. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.le Marquis de Bonaparte, Lieutenant-General of the King's armies, was a concession to the spirit of the age. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.When you wish to obtain some concession from a man's self-love, you must avoid even the appearance of wishing to wound it.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Do you call it work to get hold of concessions and speculate with them. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.Certain concessions were made by the Government, and were eagerly accepted. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
10.He accused the professor of making too great concessions to the materialists. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
11.Then new concessions to the people, then a constitution, then liberty. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
12.He reached the accused through all the concessions made by his lawyer. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.There were no mutual concessions one stood erect, and the others yielded and who can be ill-natured and bad-tempered when they encounter neither opposition nor indifferenc. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
14.A sad thing What it termed its concessions were our conquests what it termed our encroachments were our rights. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
15.His disposition always inclined to exact concessions rather than to make them kept him aloof from all friendships. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
16.As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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