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Sample sentences for the GRE study word premonitory

premonitory can be used as a adj

1.engines and hose-carts with premonitory tinkles and color'd lights. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.By some fishermen his approach is regarded as premonitory of the advance of the great sperm whale. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.I was undressing in my own room, when, with a premonitory tap at the door, he entered, and at once began to speak. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.At all hours of the day and night, I would be taken with the premonitory shudder above all, if I slept, or even dozed for a moment in my chair, it was always as Hyde that I awakened. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.When facts, the premonitory symptoms of latent social malady, move heavily, the slightest complication stops and entangles them. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Mary complained of severe headache, which, in fact, was the premonitory symptom of her courses, which declared themselves violently in the evening. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous

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