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Sample sentences for the GRE study word demeanor

demeanor can be used as a noun

1.But cold demeanor in Octavia's wing. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.His demeanor toward me was unchanged, and he greeted me as though we had not just parted a few moments before. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3.He seemed about five-and-twenty years of age, and was of the middle height his countenance was frank and handsome and his demeanor easy and prepossessing. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.Allowing the remark to have applied in its full force to the outward demeanor of my acquaintance, I felt it, on that eventful morning, still more fully applicable to his moral temperament and character. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
5.This and her downcast modest demeanor were perhaps at first disappointing to the crowd, who had evidently expected a paragon of loveliness--as the Circe of the grim ascetic defendant, who sat beside his counsel. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.The betrothed had retired, as we said, with haughty air, disdainful lip, and the demeanor of an outraged queen, followed by her companion, who was paler and more disturbed than herself. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.At the moment when d'Avrigny was returning to Valentine's room, accompanied by Villefort, an Italian priest, of serious demeanor and calm and firm tone, hired for his use the house adjoining the hotel of M. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.He arrived at his usual hour, with a proud look and insolent demeanor he alighted, passed through the corridors, and entered the house without observing the hesitation of the door-keepers or the coolness of his colleagues. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.The Count of Monte Cristo entered the adjoining room, which Baptistin had designated as the drawing-room, and found there a young man, of graceful demeanor and elegant appearance, who had arrived in a cab about half an hour previously. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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