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Sample sentences for the GRE study word multiplicity

multiplicity can be used as a noun

1.And I'm afraid that with such a multiplicity of these bodies, they'll end in being a mere form. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.guilders, six stivers, in order to discourage the multiplicity of small transactions. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt at the same time and it was, indeed, a long time before I learned to distinguish between the operations of my various senses. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
5.The feet themselves were heavily padded and nailless, which fact had also contributed to the noiselessness of their approach, and, in common with a multiplicity of legs, is a characteristic feature of the fauna of Mars. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.If this sounds impossible, if the seeming incongruity, multiplicity and heterogeneity of human qualities have baffled you, remember that this is exactly how the print in all books and newspapers baffled you before you learned to read. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
7.Miss Miller was more ordinary ruddy in complexion, though of a careworn countenance hurried in gait and action, like one who had always a multiplicity of tasks on hand she looked, indeed, what I afterwards found she really was, an under-teacher. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.They do not recognize it as a power inherent in heroes and rulers, but as the resultant of a multiplicity of variously directed forces. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Then, I said, if these and these only are to be used in our songs and melodies, we shall not want multiplicity of notes or a panharmonic scal. - from The Republic by Plato

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