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Sample sentences for the GRE study word retiring

retiring can be used as a adj

1.Very retiring and gentlemanly he was. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Of a retiring nature, he eludes both hunters and philosophers. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.The perform'd America and Europe grow dim, retiring in shadow behind me. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
4.The wretch obeys, retiring with a tear. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.But sad, retiring to the sounding shore. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.pound and retiring allowance based on th. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.Enraged to Troy's retiring chiefs he crie. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
8.Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due o. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
9.Thus wretched, thus retiring all in tears. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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