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Sample sentences for the GRE study word portent

portent can be used as a
portent can be used as a adj

1.'A bears him like a portly gentleman. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Shall find him by his large and portly size. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.There where your argosies, with portly sail. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Mr Bloom moved behind the portly kindly caretaker. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.They were portly gentlemen, pleasant to behold, and now stood, with their hats off, in Scrooge's office. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
6.But he was stopped on the way by a portly sperm whale, that begged a few moments' confidential business with him. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.A goodly portly man, i' faith, and a corpulent of a cheerfu. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8."And who are the two noble portly figures accompanying her, now grown to man's estate Can they be John and Michael They are. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
9.Bumble emerged at early morning from the workhouse-gate, and walked with portly carriage and commanding steps, up the High Street. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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