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Sample sentences for the GRE study word privation

privation can be used as a noun

1.Here, she must be leading a life of privation and penance there it would have been all enjoyment. - from Emma by Jane Austen
2.No one knows all that certain feeble creatures, who have grown old in privation and honesty, can get out of a sou. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.retired shortly after his arrival, doubtless to plunge into all the joys of venery after his long absence, and his wife's supposed privation of them. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
4.As generally happens, Pierre did not feel the full effects of the physical privation and strain he had suffered as prisoner until after they were over. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Oh, my child, my pretty little mistress, if you only knew how much I suffer from the excessive heat, and the privation in which I live Without exaggeration, my testicles are enormous. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
6.I would not now have exchanged Lowood with all its privations for Gateshead and its daily luxuries. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.I mean to say, ever since then I've been able to appreciate the frightful privations the poor have to stick. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
8.THIS is not the place to commemorate the trials and privations endured by the immigrant Mormons before they came to their final haven. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
9."She is a riddle, quite a riddle" said she.--"To chuse to remain here month after month, under privations of every sort And now to chuse the mortification of Mrs. - from Emma by Jane Austen
10.For not only would they meet with all the sympathies of sailors, but likewise with all the peculiar congenialities arising from a common pursuit and mutually shared privations and perils. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
11.Used only to a large house himself, and without ever thinking how many advantages and accommodations were attached to its size, he could be no judge of the privations inevitably belonging to a small one. - from Emma by Jane Austen
12.The picture which she had then drawn of the privations of the approaching winter, had proved erroneous no friends had deserted them, no pleasures had been lost.--But her present forebodings she feared would experience no similar contradiction. - from Emma by Jane Austen
13.All enjoyments for some, all privations for the rest, that is to say, for the people privilege, exception, monopoly, feudalism, born from toil itself. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.He had borne with the public prison, and with privations of all sorts still, by degrees nature, or rather custom, had prevailed, and he suffered from being naked, dirty, and hungry. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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