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Sample sentences for the GRE study word misadventure

misadventure can be used as a noun

1.A verdict of death by misadventure was returned. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.What misadventure is so early up. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.As it was, he thought that on the attendant's evidence he could give a certificate of death by misadventure in falling from bed. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.We got to Leatherhead without misadventure about nine o'clock, and the horse had an hour's rest while I took supper with my cousins and commended my wife to their care. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
5.Laigle de Meaux was pondering without melancholy, over a little misadventure which had befallen him two days previously at the law-school, and which had modified his personal plans for the future, plans which were rather indistinct in any case. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Fogg might hope that he would be able to reach Yokohama without recording any delay in his journal in which case, the many misadventures which had overtaken him since he left London would not seriously affect his journey. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

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