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Sample sentences for the GRE study word enterprising

enterprising can be used as a adj

1.An enterprising sweet-stuff dealer in the Chobham Road had sent up his son with a barrow-load of green apples and ginger beer. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.But, by your leave, I did not think that a continuation of the history of the enterprising vagabond _Jim_ Smiley would be likely to afford me much information concerning the Rev. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.I had grand ideas of the wealth and importance of Insurers of Ships in the City, and I began to think with awe of having laid a young Insurer on his back, blackened his enterprising eye, and cut his responsible head open. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.She knew her brother-in-law to be a worthy gentleman, a bold hunter, an intrepid player, enterprising with women, but by no means remarkable for his skill in intrigues. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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