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Sample sentences for the GRE study word denizen

denizen can be used as a noun

1.GRAMPUS.--Though this fish, whose loud sonorous breathing, or rather blowing, has furnished a proverb to landsmen, is so well known a denizen of the deep, yet is he not popularly classed among whales. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.The small denizens of the wilderness hardly took pains to move out of her path. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.The ass brays, the horse neighs, the sheep bleats--the feathered denizens of the grove call to their mates in more musical roundelays. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
4.He was well known to the sallow denizens of the lane for such of them as were on the look-out to buy or sell, nodded, familiarly, as he passed along. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.These rifles were of a white metal stocked with wood, which I learned later was a very light and intensely hard growth much prized on Mars, and entirely unknown to us denizens of Earth. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.One detail, which we must not omit, is that he possessed a physical strength which was not approached by a single one of the denizens of the galleys. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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