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Sample sentences for the GRE study word intangible

intangible can be used as a adj
intangible can be used as a noun

1.Real humor lies in detecting and describing that intangible quirk. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2.This image, so nearly identical with the living Pearl, seemed to communicate somewhat of its own shadowy and intangible quality to the child herself. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.All was destroyed, except something intangible yet powerful and indestructible. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.The uncontrollable and hopeless mass of decomposition so engendered, would have polluted the air, even if poverty and deprivation had not loaded it with their intangible impurities the two bad sources combined made it almost insupportable. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.One beholds floating, either in space or in one's own brain, one knows not what vague and intangible thing, like the dreams of sleeping flowers. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.The enemy ceased firing, and that stern, threatening, inaccessible, and intangible line which separates two hostile armies was all the more clearly felt. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.We are to remember, however, that no beautiful thing, though it be intangible as a dream, can enter a man's life and leave him quite the same afterwards. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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