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Sample sentences for the GRE study word loom

loom can be used as a verb
loom can be used as a noun

1.In daily labours of the loom employ'd. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Her in the palace, at her loom she foun. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.And, softly sighing, from the loom withdrew. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.It threw a livid, unnatural circle upon the floor, while in the shadows beyond we saw the vague loom of two figures which crouched against the wall. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
5.To no end gathered vainly then released, forthflowing, wending back loom of the moon. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.At a comer two night watch in shouldercapes, their hands upon their staffholsters, loom tall. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.Life, all-glowing, Thus at Time's humming loom 'tis my hand prepares The garment of Life which the Deity wear. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
8.The weaver-god, he weaves and by that weaving is he deafened, that he hears no mortal voice and by that humming, we, too, who look on the loom are deafened and only when we escape it shall we hear the thousand voices that speak through it. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.A country weaver, who cultivates a small farm, must loose a good deal of time in passing from his loom to the field, and from the field to his loom. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
10.In Argive looms our battles to design. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
11.Adam, the central character, is something of a prig while Satan looms up a magnificent figure, entirely different from the devil of the miracle plays and completely overshadowing the hero both in interest and in manliness. - from English Literature by William J. Long
12.A glance at any record of the industrial achievements of the nineteenth century will show how vast they are, and it is unnecessary to repeat here the list of the inventions, from spinning looms to steamboats, and from matches to electric lights. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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