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Sample sentences for the GRE study word incongruity

incongruity can be used as a noun

1.Nor, strictly investigated, is there any incongruity in this comparison. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.But the trouble was the blank incongruity of this serenity and the swift death flying yonder, not two miles away. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.the incongruity between the more ancient and modern forms o. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4."And what reason is that" asked Hester, half smiling at the absurd incongruity of the child's observation but on second thoughts turning pale. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.this is merely another version of the well-known example of incongruity that opens the "Ars Poetica" of Horace. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.Grote, although not very distinct in stating his own opinions on the subject, has done much to clearly show the incongruity of the Wolfian theory, and of Lachmann's modifications with the character of Peisistratus. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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