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Sample sentences for the GRE study word plaintive

plaintive can be used as a adj

1.Wendy was now almost overhead, and they could hear her plaintive cry. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
2."Echo, plaintive nymph," hummed Grantaire. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3."Ah follow me she cried what plaintive nois. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.And plaintive glides along the dreary coast. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.Stood at my side, a pensive, plaintive ghos. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.With plaintive sighs, and music's solemn soun. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
7.The plaintive malure was replaced by the larifla. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.With answering sighs return'd the plaintive sound. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
9.I suppose it was because Wendy knew this that her last words to him were these rather plaintive one. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie

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