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Sample sentences for the GRE study word knack

knack can be used as a noun

1.By his knack of sermonising and pious discoursing, he contrived to make a great impression on Mr. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.Evans's, you know, for she is a professional, and I'm only a schoolgirl, with a little knack of reciting. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3."I have quite lost the knack of talking to ladies," he said. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.And if it isn't carried in just a certain way the handle pulls out--so I'd better keep it because I know the exact knack of it. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
5.A chance meeting, a service rendered, a happy phrase, a knack of facetious mimicry, and a man's career might be made in a trice. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.You are very fond of bending little minds but where little minds belong to rich people in authority, I think they have a knack of swelling out, till they are quite as unmanageable as great ones. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.New schemes will do so, of course, and every new one has a knack of looking better than your original one. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
8.Diana did Anne's front hair in the new pompadour style and Anne tied Diana's bows with the especial knack she possessed and they experimented with at least half a dozen different ways of arranging their back hair. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
9.Bessie Lee must, I think, have been a girl of good natural capacity, for she was smart in all she did, and had a remarkable knack of narrative so, at least, I judge from the impression made on me by her nursery tales. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
10.To load my she with knacks I would have ransack'. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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