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Sample sentences for the GRE study word nibble

nibble can be used as a
nibble can be used as a noun

1.Sikes proceeded to load the pistol, with great nicety and deliberation. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.Lay by all nicety and prolixious blushe. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.But unfortunately my own nicety, and the nicety of my friends, have made me what I am, an idle, helpless being. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
4.Afterwards I took it back when it was borne in upon me startlingly with what extreme nicety he had estimated the time requisite for the 'affair.. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
5.Sergey Ivanovitch had calculated to a nicety the time necessary for writing a review, but a month passed, and a second, and still there was silence. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.The old cynic chose to be vastly offended at this nicety assuring me, repeatedly, that 'the barn was every bit as good' as I, 'and every bit as wollsome,' and wondering how I could fashion to be so conceited. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.The fourth is curiosity nicety with great intent application, pains to make and apparel prepare his meat. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
8.Such a scanty portion of light was admitted through these means, that it was difficult, on first coming in, to see anything and long habit alone could have slowly formed in any one, the ability to do any work requiring nicety in such obscurity. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
9.Third, as a reporter, and afterwards as manager of various newspapers, he learned the trick of racy writing, and of knowing to a nicety what would suit the popular taste. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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