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Sample sentences for the GRE study word paltry

paltry can be used as a adj

1.How can you deliberately get up such paltry falsehood. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.But, in my opinion, it is a paltry device, a very mean art.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3."Oh, merely a paltry fifty louis.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.About a hoop of gold, a paltry rin. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.I have a horror of a paltry wedding. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.And that insipid, paltry creature attending her from _duty_ and _humanity. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.I'll pit him against that paltry creature, unless it bestir itself briskly. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.be our messenger to this paltry knight. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
9.For underneath an alehouse' paltry sign. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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