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Sample sentences for the GRE study word reprehensible

reprehensible can be used as a adj

1.Rachel's dumbfounded countenance her lips twitched with amusement and she felt a most reprehensible desire to laugh. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.But all these foolish arguments of old Sag-Harbor only evinced his foolish pride of reason--a thing still more reprehensible in him, seeing that he had but little learning except what he had picked up from the sun and the sea. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.They gave as another reason for their defeat the extraordinary state of drouth to which they had been reduced by the dusty nature of their occupation and the reprehensible distance from the scene of their labors of any place of public entertainment. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.At first he saw nothing reprehensible in this, but in the second year of his marriage his view of that form of punishment suddenly changed. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Has he not nearer home a seedfield that lies fallow for the want of the ploughshare A habit reprehensible at puberty is second nature and an opprobrium in middle life. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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