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Sample sentences for the GRE study word quietude

quietude can be used as a noun

1.He was often thus when communing with himself on board ship in the quietude of the night. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
2.Her face, so long familiar to the townspeople, showed the marble quietude which they were accustomed to behold there. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.The stranger had entered the room with the characteristic quietude of the profession to which he announced himself as belonging. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.It is remarkable that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.We were kneeling on the couch with my prick soaking in the quietude of the after-joy. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
6.Who can tell how scenes of peace and quietude sink into the minds of pain-worn dwellers in close and noisy places, and carry their own freshness, deep into their jaded heart. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.Seek quietude and oblivion, so that you may return peaceably to France after a few years. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Still, it was better than living alone in the rooms which I had come to hate from the presence of the Count, and after trying a little to school my nerves, I found a soft quietude come over me. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
9.No wonder there had been some among the hunters who namelessly transported and allured by all this serenity, had ventured to assail it but had fatally found that quietude but the vesture of tornadoes. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville

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