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Sample sentences for the GRE study word mediocre

mediocre can be used as a adj

1.This evening she is merely a commonplace mediocre actress.. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.In the other one of the three he might make a mediocre success. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3.The fist is no mediocre element of respect. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.It can serve no purpose with the ordinary, mediocre type of man. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.This mediocre play upon words produced the effect of a stone in a pool. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.As for Eponine, Javert had caused her to be seized a mediocre consolation. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.They are an unassuming and fundamentally mediocre species of men, these utilitarian Englishmen, and, as already remarked, in so far as they are tedious, one cannot think highly enough of their utility. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.Kearney said nothing, but, as the mediocre items followed one another on the platform and the few people in the hall grew fewer and fewer, she began to regret that she had put herself to any expense for such a concert. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
9.In intercourse with scholars and artists one readily makes mistakes of opposite kinds in a remarkable scholar one not infrequently finds a mediocre man and often, even in a mediocre artist, one finds a very remarkable man. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.A triumph of the mediocres which is sweet to the majority. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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