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Sample sentences for the GRE study word retinue

retinue can be used as a noun

1.Her name, as I afterward learned, was Sola, and she belonged to the retinue of Tars Tarkas. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
2.train, retinue Of lordes, upon steedes and palfreys. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
3.She, my mother, was of the retinue of the great Tal Hajus, while her lover was a simple warrior, wearing only his own metal. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
4.He saw in the foreground Pilate's irritated face and the serene face of Christ, and in the background the figures of Pilate's retinue and the face of John watching what was happening. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.I had not long to wait for presently Lorquas Ptomel and his retinue of chieftains approached the building and, signing the guards to follow with the prisoner entered the audience chamber. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.Removing the blade from my body I also regained my own, and turning my back upon his ugly carcass, I moved, sick, sore, and disgusted, toward the chariots which bore my retinue and my belongings. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7."I think they have been trying to keep us apart," she continued, "for whenever you have been off duty one of the older women of Tars Tarkas' retinue has always arranged to trump up some excuse to get Sola and me out of sight. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
8.The retinue of a grandee in China or Indostan accordingly is, by all accounts, much more numerous and splendid than that of the richest subjects in Europe. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9.And moreover, certes, pride is greatly notified in holding of great meinie retinue of servants, when they be of little profit or of right no profit, and namely especially when that meinie is felonous violen. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
10.On the second trip they were accompanied by ten or fifteen other women and youths, who, it seemed, formed the retinues of the two chieftains. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
11.We were herded together into a great room, fed by women who had not accompanied the expedition, and the next day we were parceled out among the retinues of the chieftains. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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