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Sample sentences for the GRE study word premise

premise can be used as a verb
premise can be used as a noun

1.While he is so occupied, I will tell you, reader, what they are and first, I must premise that they are nothing wonderful. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.Then, friend John, am I to take it that you simply accept fact, and are satisfied to let from premise to conclusion be a blan. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.It may be as well, however, to premise the cursory observations which I have to offer, by denying, very decidedly, what seems to be a general impression gleaned, as usual in a case of this kind, from the newspapers, viz. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.Before I enter upon the examination of particular taxes, it is necessary to premise the four following maximis with regard to taxes in general. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
5."I don't allow it I won't have my premises spoiled. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.Here is my hand the premises observ'd. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.And the premised flames of the last da. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8.'We had better inspect the premises first, and examine the servants afterwards. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
9."'We have not got our name up yet, for we only secured these temporary premises last week. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
10.He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
11.There was a train for his home at a quarter past seven if he were not on the premises he could not be asked to sail. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
12.I fancy that I have investigated every nook and corner of the premises in which it is possible that the paper can be concealed.. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
13.But it didn't matter much, because they was still on the premises somewheres. - from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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