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Sample sentences for the GRE study word disengage

disengage can be used as a verb

1.O to disengage myself from those corpses of me, which I turn an. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.'Who are you' I asked, struggling, meanwhile, to disengage myself. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.'Serve him right' cried Sikes, struggling to disengage himself from the girl's grasp. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.A maniac's fury kindled under her brows she struggled desperately to disengage herself from Linton's arms. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5."He promised to come to me as soon as he could disengage himself from Knightley but he and Knightley are shut up together in deep consultation.--Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
6.It was impossible to disengage him otherwise than by lifting the vehicle off of him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Jean Valjean made no attempt to disengage the hand which grasped the collar of his coat. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.She understood it all and as far as her mind could disengage itself from the injustice and selfishness of angry feelings, she acknowledged that Jane Fairfax would have neither elevation nor happiness beyond her desert. - from Emma by Jane Austen
9.It likewise happens frequently, that whales come too near the stream, and are overpowered by its violence and then it is impossible to describe their howlings and bellowings in their fruitless struggles to disengage themselves. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
10.Then taking the disengaged arm of Mr. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
11.Weston was disengaged and Emma began again--"Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
12.'His worship will be disengaged in half a minute. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
13.Marilla disengaged Anne's clinging hands stonily. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
14.She disengaged the letter and began reading it at the end. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
15.On which she slowly disengaged her parasol from the carpet pattern and stood up. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
16.They were all disengaged and all happy.--The preparatory interest of this dinner, however, was not yet over. - from Emma by Jane Austen
17.Nora disengages herself, and says firmly and decidedly. - from A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
18.The jailer took the disengaged hand of Oliver and, whispering him not to be alarmed, looked on without speaking. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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