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Sample sentences for the GRE study word probity

probity can be used as a noun

1.This faith had quitted him, this probity had deserted him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.The deposit honestly restored, the probity of the confession--these were good. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3."Yet," replied Beauchamp haughtily, "there are occasions when probity commands"-. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.Up to that moment he had lived with that blind faith which gloomy probity engenders. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.The man of probity sacrifices himself, and out of his very love for this crowd, he combats it. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Javert is an estimable man, who does honor by his rigorous and strict probity to inferior but important functions. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.The credit of individuals ought certainly never to depend upon so very slender a security, as the probity and religion of the inferior officers of revenue. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.That which was passing in Javert was the Fampoux of a rectilinear conscience, the derailment of a soul, the crushing of a probity which had been irresistibly launched in a straight line and was breaking against God. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.When a person employs only his own stock in trade, there is no trust and the credit which he may get from other people, depends, not upon the nature of the trade, but upon their opinion of his fortune, probity and prudence. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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