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Sample sentences for the GRE study word noxious

noxious can be used as a adj

1.Of noxious efficacie, and when to joyn. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Thir noxious vapour, or enur'd not feel. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
3.Gathering like vapours of a noxious kin. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.When fed with noxious herbs his turgid vein. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.Brocklehurst's eye into an artful, noxious child, and what could I do to remedy the injur. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.'This noxious fool' meaning the manager 'is capable of prying into my boxes when I am not looking.' In the afternoon I saw him. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
7.By the influence of his warm and gentle rays he disperses the noxious vapours of the night, assists the grain to ripen and the flowers to bloom. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
8.There was one in the mountain of Taenarum, another in Thesprotia, and a third, the most celebrated of all, in Italy, near the pestiferous Lake Avernus, over which it is said no bird could fly, so noxious were its exhalations. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.Moreover, it cannot be denied that the influence of the classical authors is in the highest degree moral, while, unfortunately, with the study of the natural sciences are associated the false and noxious doctrines which are the curse of our day.. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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