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Sample sentences for the GRE study word momentous

momentous can be used as a adj

1.Evidently something very momentous had occurred that afternoon. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
2.Seward so simple, yet so momentous a wish, to ensure its fulfilment.. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.Now these three mates--Starbuck, Stubb, and Flask, were momentous men. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.Both the sisters seemed struck not shocked or appalled the tidings appeared in their eyes rather momentous than afflicting. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5."It is of moment to her soul, and, therefore, as the worshipful Governor says, momentous to thine own, in whose charge hers is. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.THE intelligence with which Lestrade greeted us was so momentous and so unexpected, that we were all three fairly dumfoundered. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.Naturally such momentous changes in a nation were not brought about suddenly. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.But when Herbert and I had held our momentous conversation, I was seized with a feverish conviction that I ought to hunt the matter down,--that I ought not to let it rest, but that I ought to see Mr. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
9.The momentous interview was no sooner concluded, and Oliver composed to rest again, than the doctor, after wiping his eyes, and condemning them for being weak all at once, betook himself downstairs to open upon Mr. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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