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Sample sentences for the GRE study word conventional

conventional can be used as a adj

1.Not that I am in the least conventional in that respect myself. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Sir, I make no apology for dropping all forms of conventional prefix. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.According to my experience, the conventional notion of a lover cannot be always true. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.For instance, you will always find, when you know him, that he does things in a way that is very conventional to him. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.Dolly looked coldly at Anna she was waiting now for phrases of conventional sympathy, but Anna said nothing of the sort. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.Wine enjoys only a conventional popularity with serious drinkers. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.TN "Sides small" a conventional description for a woman, not a man. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
8."And will you consent to dispense with a great many conventional forms and phrases, without thinking that the omission arises from insolence. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.The "born Puritan," the ascetic, and the naturally conventional person is, on the other hand, invariably an individual of more severe facial outlines. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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