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Sample sentences for the GRE study word propound

propound can be used as a verb

1."Well, really, I came to seek a theory, not to propound one. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.I was about to propound a question, touching the manner in which that operation of changing my heart was to be performed, when Mrs. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.Tempted by the prospect of so magnificent a reward he repaired to the rock, and boldly requested the Sphinx to propound to him one of her riddles. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
4.'What'll Fagin say' inquired the Dodger taking advantage of the next interval of breathlessness on the part of his friend to propound the question. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.'I do not wonder at your being ashamed to propound such a fiction.' There is more behind. - from The Republic by Plato
6.I say it is not true, and I here prove it, but first I desire to propound some conclusions. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
7.Foreigners are astonished and attracted by the riddles which the conflicting nature at the basis of the German soul propounds to them riddles which Hegel systematised and Richard Wagner has in the end set to music. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

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