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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pertain

pertain can be used as a
pertain can be used as a adj

1.There was something in the moody and dogged silence of this pertinacious companion that was mysterious and appalling. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
2.Consistency is no less pertinacious and exacting in its demands. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.I couldn't affirm that you are,' observed my young lady, wondering at his pertinacious assertion of what was evidently an untruth. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.Whatever I did, that idea would bother me it was so tiresomely pertinacious that I resolved on requesting leave to go to Wuthering Heights, and assist in the last duties to the dead. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.Here be it said, that this pertinacious pursuit of one particular whale, continued through day into night, and through night into day, is a thing by no means unprecedented in the South sea fishery. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.The myth concerning the origin of Pan's pipe is as follows--Pan became enamoured of a beautiful nymph, called Syrinx, who, appalled at his terrible appearance, fled from the pertinacious attentions of her unwelcome suitor. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

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