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Sample sentences for the GRE study word environ

environ can be used as a verb

1.Blacksmiths with grimed and hairy chests environ the anvil. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it makes i. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth and what wilt thou do unto thy great nam. - from The King James Bible
4.Convicts were, at that period, sometimes employed in quarrying stone from the lofty hills which environ Toulon, and it was not rare for them to have miners' tools at their command. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5."You know the environs of Paris, then. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6."But my toils now drew near a close, and in two months from this time I reached the environs of Geneva. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.farther than to see confusedly what environs him, and to think i. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
8.We passed a considerable period at Oxford, rambling among its environs and endeavouring to identify every spot which might relate to the most animating epoch of English history. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
9."And you say that Signor Vampa exercises his profession at this moment in the environs of Rome. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.It was completely dark when I arrived in the environs of Geneva the gates of the town were already shut and I was obliged to pass the night at Secheron, a village at the distance of half a league from the city. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
11.The remainder of the troops were confined to their barracks, without reckoning the regiments of the environs of Paris. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.These encounters with strange children are one of the charming and at the same time poignant graces of the environs of Paris. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13."Since Prince Bagration is not coming, we may begin," said Weyrother, hurriedly rising from his seat and going up to the table on which an enormous map of the environs of Brunn was spread out. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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