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Sample sentences for the GRE study word espouse

espouse can be used as a verb

1.He should espouse Elizabeth her daughter. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.When I left college, I was sent out to Jamaica, to espouse a bride already courted for me. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.for Henry King of England, that the said Henry shall espouse th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Chaucer is made to espouse the cause of John of Northampton, the Wycliffite Lord Mayor of London, whose re-election i. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
5.The son of Borus, that espoused the dame. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. - from The King James Bible
7.He warmly espoused their cause, and determined to protect them at all costs against Eurystheus, who had despatched a numerous force in pursuit of them. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
8.In fact, she carried her animosity to such an extent that it was often the cause of domestic disagreements between herself and Zeus, who espoused the cause of the Trojans. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.She encouraged the maintenance of law and order, and defended the right on all occasions, for which reason, in the Trojan war she espouses the cause of the Greeks and exerts all her influence on their behalf. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
10.To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David and the virgin's name was Mary. - from The King James Bible
11.At first some rash individuals, principally of the gentler sex, espoused his cause, which became still more popular when the Illustrated London News came out with his portrait, copied from a photograph in the Reform Club. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
12.For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. - from The King James Bible
13.And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for an hundred foreskins of the Philistines. - from The King James Bible

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