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Sample sentences for the GRE study word embark

embark can be used as a verb

1.But now he parted hence to embark for Milan. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.On reaching the quay where they were to embark on the Carnatic, he was not astonished to find Fix walking up and down. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
3.Upon this, I told him that whaling was my own design, and informed him of my intention to sail out of Nantucket, as being the most promising port for an adventurous whaleman to embark from. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.As most young candidates for the pains and penalties of whaling stop at this same New Bedford, thence to embark on their voyage, it may as well be related that I, for one, had no idea of so doing. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Now having a night, a day, and still another night following before me in New Bedford, ere I could embark for my destined port, it became a matter of concernment where I was to eat and sleep meanwhile. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6."'My mission is done,' said this honest eunuch 'I go to embark for Ceuta, and will take you to Italy. - from Candide by Voltaire
7.These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
8.To embark in death is sometimes the means of escaping a shipwreck and the lid of the coffin becomes a plank of safety. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.He had managed to embark on the Rangoon at Calcutta without being seen by Passepartout, after leaving orders that, if the warrant should arrive, it should be forwarded to him at Hong Kong and he hoped to conceal his presence to the end of the voyage. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

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