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Sample sentences for the GRE study word missile

missile can be used as a noun

1.Swift as the word the missile lance he fling. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Beyond the missile javelin's sounding flight. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.Long stands the showering darts, and missile fire. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.A limp black missile flew out of his talking hands. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.That missile shall rob thee of Hrethel's descendant. - from Beowulf by
6.One night the first missile then could scarcely have been ,, miles away I went for a walk with my wife. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.As a faint spurt of flame rose from the point where the missile struck he swung over the side and was quickly upon the ground. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
8.He stooped instinctively for a missile with which to smite his accuser, but brought up suddenly with a jerk and a handful of sand. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
9.With a cry John seized the branch of a tree, whipped the crutch out of his armpit, and sent that uncouth missile hurtling through the air. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
10.Borne through the smoke of the battles and pierc'd with missiles I saw them. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.He had been wounded with some missiles from the crowd on the day of his capture, and his head was bandaged with a linen cloth. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
12.And, all unsuspected, those missiles the Martians had fired at us drew earthward, rushing now at a pace of many miles a second through the empty gulf of space, hour by hour and day by day, nearer and nearer. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
13.If you ever witness a night battle you will note the absence of these explosions, while the morning following the battle will be filled at sunrise with the sharp detonations of exploding missiles fired the preceding night. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
14.The weather had cleared up, and near the next hut two officers and a cadet were playing svayka, laughing as they threw their missiles which buried themselves in the soft mud. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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