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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dint

dint can be used as a noun

1.By dint of this ingenious scheme, his gloves were got on to perfection. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
2.That by indictment and by dint of swor. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.With wilde thunder dint and fiery leve. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
4.Arthur placed the point over the heart, and as I looked I could see its dint in the white flesh. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
5.Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.'I'll tell you more,' said Fagin, after he had reassured the girl, by dint of friendly nods and muttered encouragements. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.By dint of alternate threats, promises, and bribes, the lady in question was ultimately prevailed upon to undertake the commission. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
9.By dint of entreaties expressed in energetic whispers, I reduced the half-dozen to two these however, he vowed he would select himself. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
10.Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remain. - from English Literature by William J. Long
11.When great masses of stone and timber fell, the face with the two dints in the nose became obscured anon struggled out of the smoke again, as if it were the face of the cruel Marquis, burning at the stake and contending with the fire. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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