Find reviews of hundreds of FREE online college classes at StudyOnline

Sample sentences for the GRE study word decrepit

decrepit can be used as a adj

1.As a decrepit father takes delight. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.In a very short time a decrepit figure had emerged from the opium den, and I was walking down the street with Sherlock Holmes. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
3.On our way, an exceedingly decrepit old man moved slowly toward us, with a perfectly blank look on his face, but still appearing as if he wished to speak. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
4.Therefore, why not wait in ambush for Conrad behind the door, and when he entered bring down a chair, or one of the decrepit pictures, smartly on to his head. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
5.The two decrepit leaves which barred it were ornamented with an old rusty knocker. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.His gaunt face, however, and his clothes, which hung so baggily over his shrivelled limbs, proclaimed what it was that gave him that senile and decrepit appearance. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.Surveyor Pue, and from whose oral testimony he had made up his narrative, remembered her, in their youth, as a very old, but not decrepit woman, of a stately and solemn aspect. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.Then, having taken another look round, I returned to my carriage, where I found that the porter, in spite of the ticket, had given me my decrepit Italian friend as a traveling companion. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
9.The New Building, which was the most cracked and decrepit thing to be seen anywhere in the world, was the weak point in the prison. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Page created by Compute.org