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Sample sentences for the GRE study word droll

droll can be used as a adj

1."There now you see how droll he is. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
2.Is life only a game of blind-man's-buff of droll cross-purpose. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3."But what is it all about" she said, with such genuine and droll wonder. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4."But go and see that droll dog," the little man persisted, calling after him. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.Linton eyed him with a droll expression--half angry, half laughing at his fastidiousness. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
6.It's the droll way he comes out with the things. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.As to Porthos--oh, as to Porthos, faith, that's a droll affair. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.He is so droll He never tells me any thing I am so sorry we cannot stay longer however we shall meet again in town very soon, I hope.. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
9.Calm is the bottom of my sea who would guess that it hideth droll monster. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.Our two inimitable drolls did a roaring trade with their broadsheets among lovers of the comedy element and nobody who has a corner in his heart for real Irish fun without vulgarity will grudge them their hardearned pennies. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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