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Sample sentences for the GRE study word inimical

inimical can be used as a adj

1.Henceforth she wandered among mankind, sowing dissension, working mischief, and luring men to all actions inimical to their welfare and happiness. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.Dimmesdale, whose sensibility of nerve often produced the effect of spiritual intuition, would become vaguely aware that something inimical to his peace had thrust itself into relation with him. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.The most that training can do is to brace up the weak spots in us to cultivate the strong ones to teach us to avoid inimical environments and to constantly remind us of the penalties we pay whenever we digress. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
4.Of that, he replied, there can be no doubt such excessive care of the body, when carried beyond the rules of gymnastic, is most inimical to the practice of virtue. - from The Republic by Plato
5.In the middle of one of the longest sentences, he stopped the rotary motion of the snuffbox, raised his head, and with inimical politeness lurking in the corners of his thin lips interrupted Weyrother, wishing to say something. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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