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Sample sentences for the GRE study word expansive

expansive can be used as a adj

1.I thought of the life that lay before me--_your_ life, sir--an existence more expansive and stirring than my own as much more so as the depths of the sea to which the brook runs are than the shallows of its own strait channel. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.It _was_ rather a rough mess, I own, when poured into the basins four had been provided, and a gallon pitcher of new milk was brought from the dairy, which Hareton seized and commenced drinking and spilling from the expansive lip. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.These opinions he delivered in a few words, in a quiet, low voice and added, after a pause, in the tone of a man little accustomed to expansive comment, "Rather an unusual physiognomy certainly, not indicative of vulgarity or degradation.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.I shall reserve further details of our more intimate and expansive experiences for the third volume of this true Romance of Lust, and still of Early Experiences. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
5.'This is the period, son at which the virtue, That from the generating heart proceeds, Is pliant and expansive for each limb Is in the heart by forgeful nature plann'd. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.Athos alone from time to time raised his expansive brow a flash kindled in his eyes, and a bitter smile passed over his lips, then, like his comrades, he sank again into reverie. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.The count was dressed in black and with his habitual simplicity his white waistcoat displayed his expansive noble chest and his black stock was singularly noticeable because of its contrast with the deadly paleness of his face. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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