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Sample sentences for the GRE study word mundane

mundane can be used as a adj

1.Then, by degrees, I won their confidence in much the same manner as I had adopted countless times with my many mundane mounts. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
2.I then narrated the details of my departure from the Earth, explaining that my body there lay fully clothed in all the, to her, strange garments of mundane dwellers. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3.To have been Belshazzar, King of Babylon and to have been Belshazzar, not haughtily but courteously, therein certainly must have been some touch of mundane grandeur. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.And heaved and heaved, still unrestingly heaved the black sea, as if its vast tides were a conscience and the great mundane soul were in anguish and remorse for the long sin and suffering it had bred. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.The distinction between the poor teachings of mundane science and our sacred all-embracing teaching is clear to me. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.That it denoted jealousy I could not say, and yet, judging all things by mundane standards as I still did, I felt it safer to affect indifference in the matter until I learned more surely Sola's attitude toward the object of my solicitude. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7.Only looking up at the sky did Pierre cease to feel how sordid and humiliating were all mundane things compared with the heights to which his soul had just been raised. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.This time Aramis was not angry, but assumed the most modest air and replied in a friendly tone, "My dear friend, do not forget that I wish to belong to the Church, and that I avoid all mundane opportunities. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.When you return to this mundane sphere from your visionary world, you would seem to leave a Neapolitan spring for a Lapland winter--to quit paradise for earth--heaven for hell Taste the hashish, guest of mine--taste the hashish.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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