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Sample sentences for the GRE study word horde

horde can be used as a noun

1.A horde of grimy children populated the street. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
2.They are a smaller horde than the Tharks but much more ferocious. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3.The fighting strength and efficiency of this horde of ferocious green monsters was equivalent to ten times their number of red men. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
4.The horde evidently guessed that we had no hearts to fight each other and so they howled in rage as neither of us placed a fatal thrust. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
5.Just thirty days after my advent upon Barsoom we entered the ancient city of Thark, from whose long-forgotten people this horde of green men have stolen even their name. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.The scene I had witnessed seemed to mark the defeat and annihilation of the forces of a kindred people, rather than the routing by our green warriors of a horde of similar, though unfriendly, creatures. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7.Finally all the hatred and maniacal loathing for these awful creatures who had placed me in this horrible place was centered by my tottering reason upon this single emissary who represented to me the entire horde of Warhoons. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
8.The yells and laughter of the green horde bore witness to the excellent quality of the sport and when I turned back to the arena, as Kantos Kan told me it was over, I saw three victorious calots, snarling and growling over the bodies of their prey. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
9.The building itself showed in the distance a blaze of glorious light, and on the instant I determined to lead a detachment of warriors directly within the palace itself, while the balance of the great horde was attacking the barracks of the soldiery. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
10.The interminable hordes of the ignorant and wicked are not nothing. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.I was immediately taken before the leader, who proved to be the jeddak of the hordes of Warhoon. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
12.The hordes of Thark number some thirty thousand souls, and are divided into twenty-five communities. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
13.She escaped from the hordes of Thark with a strange creature of another world, only to fall into the hands of the Warhoons. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
14."That you will be thrown to the wild calots dogs in the great arena as soon as the hordes have assembled for the yearly games.. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
15.Time and time again I won the applause of the bloodthirsty multitude, and toward the end there were cries that I be taken from the arena and be made a member of the hordes of Warhoon. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
16.For Tharks they were wildly enthusiastic, and before another half hour had passed twenty mounted messengers were speeding across dead sea bottoms to call the hordes together for the expedition. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
17.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
18.The lesser hordes had commenced looting and quarreling among themselves, so it was decided that we collect what warriors we could, man as many vessels as possible with Zodangan prisoners and make for Helium without further loss of time. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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