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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pall

pall can be used as a verb
pall can be used as a noun

1.It had perhaps served often as a pall for the dead. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.We must pall the barge all its length in blackest samite. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.Some sort of shadowy pall seems to be coming over our happiness. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.A look of pain came across him, and he flung the rich pall over the picture. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.An unvaried pall of cloud muffled the whole expanse of sky from zenith to horizon. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hel. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.That pall of cindery powder made me think of what I had read of the destruction of Pompeii. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
8.The pall of incense smoke screens and disperses. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
9.As a result even I myself felt as if the pall of gloom which weighs us down were somewhat lifted. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
10.The golden vase in purple palls they roll'd. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
11.Work palls on the Alimentive and monotony on the Thoracic, but leisure is what palls on the Muscular. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
12."But," he says, "as the fruit of the medlar, to use Chaucer's own expression see Prologue to the Reeve's Tale, is rotten before it is ripe, it may be the emblem of sensual pleasure, which palls before it confers real enjoyment. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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