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Sample sentences for the GRE study word detached

detached can be used as a adj

1.He had in his makeup much of the detached philosopher, like Cervantes and Mark Twain. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
2.The first mentioned was, that, regardless of the sentiments of either, I had detached Mr. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.Tall spouts were seen to leeward and two boats, Stubb's and Flask's, were detached in pursuit. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.After walking about a quarter of a mile, they stopped before a detached house surrounded by a wal. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.Bingley and Jane were standing together, a little detached from the rest, and talked only to each other. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
6.Some were detached sentences other parts took the form of a regular diary, scrawled in an unformed, childish hand. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.Briarbrae proved to be a large detached house standing in extensive grounds within a few minutes' walk of the station. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
8.The train, now detached from the engine, remained a little behind, whilst the locomotive rushed forward with increased speed. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
9.Soon afterwards the day began to dawn, and he softly detached himself from the clasping hand, and cautiously looked out again. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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