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Sample sentences for the GRE study word partisan

partisan can be used as a adj
partisan can be used as a noun

1.In this matter, I act as a partisan of the lady concerned. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
2.The partisan warfare flamed up most fiercely in the latter days of October. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.The so-called partisan war began with the entry of the French into Smolensk. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.Davydov's first partisan detachment was formed and then others were recognized. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Inconstant partisan that changeth sides, Or ever summer yields to winter's frost. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.My hour of favor was over I found myself lumped along with Kurtz as a partisan of methods for which the time was not ripe I was unsound Ah but it was something to have at least a choice of nightmares. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
7.Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.Of what use is it to be a churchman, pray You do not avoid going to war by that means you see, the cardinal is about to make the next campaign, helm on head and partisan in hand. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.Clubs, bills, and partisans Strike beat them dow. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.Two noble gentlemen, who had a weakness for strong drink, had been made drunk by the partisans of Snetkov, and a third had been robbed of his uniform. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
11.Some of the young men, as Levin observed, belonged to the old party and some of the very oldest noblemen, on the contrary, were whispering with Sviazhsky, and were evidently ardent partisans of the new party. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
12.Still, marquise, it has been so with other usurpers--Cromwell, for instance, who was not half so bad as Napoleon, had his partisans and advocates.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
13.Spanish policy and Austrian policy would have their representatives in the cabinet of the Louvre, where they had as yet but partisans and he, Richelieu--the French minister, the national minister--would be ruined. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
14.If we are to judge by all the vengeance that the followers of the usurper exercised on the partisans of the king, when, in their turn, they were in power, your brother would be to-day, in all probability, condemned to death. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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