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Sample sentences for the GRE study word promontory

promontory can be used as a noun

1."So close behind some promontory li. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.Stretched like a promontory sleeps or swims. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.I mark'd where on a little promontory it stood isolated. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
4.And climb the highest promontory top. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.seems to me a sterile promontory this most excellent canopy, th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.I could see the cool green tree-tops swaying together in the breeze, and I felt sure I should make the next promontory without fail. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
7.As I turned the promontory I perceived a small neat town and a good harbour, which I entered, my heart bounding with joy at my unexpected escape. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
8.The most violent storm hung exactly north of the town, over the part of the lake which lies between the promontory of Belrive and the village of Copet. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
9.I drew rein on a little level promontory overlooking the trail below and to my left, and saw the party of pursuing savages disappearing around the point of a neighboring peak. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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