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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pr\'ecis

pr\'ecis can be used as a
pr\'ecis can be used as a adj

1.Did he examine to see if there were any practicable outlet from his priso. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
2.The pit dropped sheerly from my feet, but a little way along the rubbish afforded a practicable slope to the summit of the ruins. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.All the buildings and trees seemed easily practicable to such dexterous climbers as the Morlocks, to judge by their wells, must be. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.We changed, and I had not made up my mind, and still reflected for my comfort that it would be quite practicable to get down and walk back, when we changed again. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.If he did not find it practicable to arrest Fogg at Hong Kong, and if Fogg made preparations to leave that last foothold of English territory, he, Fix, would tell Passepartout all. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
7.It was not closed, however, it still remained ajar but by engaging the housekeeper in incessant conversation, she hoped to make it practicable for him to chuse his own subject in the adjoining room. - from Emma by Jane Austen
8.Before Hester Prynne could call together her thoughts, and consider what was practicable to be done in this new and startling aspect of affairs, the sound of military music was heard approaching along a contiguous street. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9.He went away in inexorable wrath threatening every practicable visitation of public and private justice upon the head of the offender, whom he accused of having attempted to trick his daughter into an entanglement which should result in his favor. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various

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