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Sample sentences for the GRE study word protracted

protracted can be used as a
protracted can be used as a verb

1._The famished snaggletusks of an elderly bawd protrude from a doorway.. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
2.For an instant the wrinkles were smoothed away, the nose drew away from the chin, the lower lip ceased to protrude and the mouth to mumble, the dull eyes regained their fire, the drooping figure expanded. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
3.Across his loins is slung a pilgrim's wallet from which protrude promissory notes and dishonoured bills. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.In spite of her exceptional stoutness, which caused her to protrude her chest and stomach and throw back her head, this woman who was "Uncle's" housekeeper trod very lightly. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Hope slapped the revolver butt which protruded from the front of his tunic. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
6.For a minute or more the hand, with its writhing fingers, protruded out of the floor. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.He had coarse features, a blunt nose, a convex and receding brow, tumid and protruded lips. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
8.These protruded over the lips, whose remarkable ruddiness showed astonishing vitality in a man of his years. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
9.He was clad only in his long night-dress, and his swollen ankles and ungainly feet protruded starkly from beneath it. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
10.From the bull's side, just forward of the flank, protruded a feathered arrow-end, which accounted for his savageness. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
11.The old woman's face was wrinkled her two remaining teeth protruded over her under lip and her eyes were bright and piercing. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
12.His shoulders are rounded from much study, and his face protrudes forward, and is forever slowly oscillating from side to side in a curiously reptilian fashion. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
13.His rusty black frock-coat was buttoned right up in front, with the collar turned up, and his lank wrists protruded from his sleeves without a sign of cuff or shirt. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

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