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Sample sentences for the GRE study word enlist

enlist can be used as a verb

1.It is the cause of God I advocate it is under His standard I enlist you. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.She would give him neither money nor food nor house-room and so he was obliged to enlist himself as a sheriff's man. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3.It seems strange to me that all round me do not burn to enlist under the same banner,--to join in the same enterprise.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Ross and Champe were neighbors, comrades in all sorts of mischief he was in doubt whether to halt Abner and pummel him, or propose to enlist under his banner. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
5.Seeing the favorable disposition of the warriors toward Tars Tarkas, as well as toward me, I grasped the opportunity to enlist them in my cause against Zodanga. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.Nor, in quite other aspects, does Nature in her least palpable but not the less malicious agencies, fail to enlist among her forces this crowning attribute of the terrible. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7."Some ten days after the French ships sailed, the whale-boat arrived, and the captain was forced to enlist some of the more civilized Tahitians, who had been somewhat used to the sea. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
8.In three days we were on the march toward Zodanga, one hundred thousand strong, as Tars Tarkas had been able to enlist the services of three smaller hordes on the promise of the great loot of Zodanga. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
9.Once, I actually did start out of bed in the night, and begin to dress myself in my worst clothes, hurriedly intending to leave him there with everything else I possessed, and enlist for India as a private soldier. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
10.Is it a question of country, he enlists is it a question of liberty, he tears up the pavements. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11.The son of a creditable labourer or artificer may frequently go to sea with his father's consent but if he enlists as a soldier, it is always without it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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