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Sample sentences for the GRE study word insurmountable

insurmountable can be used as a adj

1.He felt a sort of insurmountable longing to abandon the game altogether. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
2.But that cannot be the human senses are insurmountable barriers to our union. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.If I had begun with any appetite, he would have taken it away, and I should have sat much as I did,--repelled from him by an insurmountable aversion, and gloomily looking at the cloth. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.These innumerable multitudes of ruminating beasts often form an insurmountable obstacle to the passage of the trains thousands of them have been seen passing over the track for hours together, in compact ranks. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
5.Thus Hester Prynne, whose heart had lost its regular and healthy throb, wandered without a clue in the dark labyrinth of mind now turned aside by an insurmountable precipice now starting back from a deep chasm. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.I saw an insurmountable barrier placed between me and my fellow men this barrier was sealed with the blood of William and Justine, and to reflect on the events connected with those names filled my soul with anguish. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.Morrel expected Villefort would be dejected he found him as he had found him six weeks before, calm, firm, and full of that glacial politeness, that most insurmountable barrier which separates the well-bred from the vulgar man. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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