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Sample sentences for the GRE study word obtrusive

obtrusive can be used as a
obtrusive can be used as a adj

1.lights one on each side of a body having two pyramidal sides of an obtuse apex leave it devoid of shadow. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
2.That angle will offer the greatest resistance which is most acute, and the most obtuse will be the weakest. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
3.To compete with phrasemongers, incapable of thinking consecutively for sixty seconds To submit himself to the criticisms of an obtuse middle class which entrusted its morality to policemen and its fine arts to impresario. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4.The light which falls on a shaded body at the acutest angle receives the highest light, and the darkest portion is that which receives it at an obtuse angle and both the light and the shadow form pyramids. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.The plants which spread very much have the angles of the spaces which divide their branches more obtuse in proportion as their point of origin is lower down that is nearer to the thickest and oldest portion of the tree. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
6.At the moment when she makes her entrance into this history which we are relating, she was an antique virtue, an incombustible prude, with one of the sharpest noses, and one of the most obtuse minds that it is possible to see. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.The lustre of the new moon is brighter and stronger, than when the moon is full and the reason of this is that the angle of incidence is more obtuse in the new than in the full moon, in which the angles of incidence and reflection are highly acute. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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