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Sample sentences for the GRE study word jumble

jumble can be used as a verb
jumble can be used as a noun

1.But after a few days at school how things did begin to clear up It wasn't a jumble after all. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2.To be sure, the charade, with its "ready wit"--but then the "soft eyes"--in fact it suited neither it was a jumble without taste or truth. - from Emma by Jane Austen
3.Carlyle's _Sartor Resartus_ , his only creative work, is a mixture of philosophy and romance, of wisdom and nonsense,--a chaotic jumble of the author's thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the first thirty-five years of his life. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4.George and the Dragon which dragon I maintain to have been a whale for in many old chronicles whales and dragons are strangely jumbled together, and often stand for each other. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Lakes, mountains, and rivers shall not be jumbled together in our imaginations nor when we attempt to describe any particular scene, will we begin quarreling about its relative situation. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
6.some, hastily built with loose bricks others, of old worm-eaten ship-timber jumbled together without any attempt at order or arrangement, and planted, for the most part, within a few feet of the river's bank. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
8.At the mention of Monte Cristo Dantes started with joy he rose to conceal his emotion, and took a turn around the smoky tavern, where all the languages of the known world were jumbled in a lingua franca. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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