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Sample sentences for the GRE study word projectile

projectile can be used as a adj
projectile can be used as a noun

1.As a projectile form'd, impell'd, passing a certain line, still keeps on. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.As I did so a second report followed, and a big projectile hurtled overhead towards Hounslow. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.Cruncher was out of spirits, and out of temper, and kept an iron pot-lid by him as a projectile for the correction of Mrs. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.Pop, would go one of the eight-inch guns a small flame would dart and vanish, a little white smoke would disappear, a tiny projectile would give a feeble screech--and nothing happened. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
5."Yes," replied Combeferre, "that augments the projectile force, but diminishes the accuracy of the firing. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Not until their lights were no longer discernible did I venture to flash my little lamp upon my compass, and then I found to my consternation that a fragment of the projectile had utterly destroyed my only guide, as well as my speedometer. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7.As a rule, however, non-exploding projectiles are used at night.. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
8.With lively curiosity everyone tried to get a glimpse of the projectiles as they flew over their heads. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Kantos Kan had shown me a trick of gearing, which is known only to the navy of Helium, that greatly increased the speed of our machines, so that I felt sure I could distance my pursuers if I could dodge their projectiles for a few moments. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
10.The weight of these rifles is comparatively little, and with the small caliber, explosive, radium projectiles which they use, and the great length of the barrel, they are deadly in the extreme and at ranges which would be unthinkable on Earth. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
11.This could not be done, as from the spots selected by Napoleon the projectiles did not carry to the Russian works, and thos. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
12.He listened with weary ears to the ever-recurring sounds, distinguishing the whistle of flying projectiles from the booming of the reports, glanced at the tiresomely familiar faces of the men of the first battalion, and waited. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
13.Courfeyrac, seated on a paving-stone beside Enjolras, continued to insult the cannon, and each time that that gloomy cloud of projectiles which is called grape-shot passed overhead with its terrible sound he assailed it with a burst of irony. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.He did not notice the sound of the bullets whistling from every side, or the projectiles that flew over him, did not see the enemy on the other side of the river, and for a long time did not notice the killed and wounded, though many fell near him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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