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Sample sentences for the GRE study word reverie

reverie can be used as a noun

1.Perhaps you cannot yourself recall how your reverie commenced. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2.When the meal was ended Anne came out of her reverie and offered to wash the dishes. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.Helen sighed as her reverie fled, and getting up, obeyed the monitor without reply as without delay. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Athos fell into a profound reverie and answered nothing. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.When at last she left you, you lapsed at once into deep reverie you betook yourself slowly to pace the gallery. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.She came out of her reverie with a deep sigh and looked at him with the dreamy gaze of a soul that had been wondering afar, star-led. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
7."This evening" asked Milady, roused from her reverie by these words. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Bumble boxed the ears of the boy who opened the gate for him for he had reached the portal in his reverie and walked, distractedly, into the street. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
9.From a reverie of this kind, as she sat at her drawing-table, she was roused one morning, soon after Edward's leaving them, by the arrival of company. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
10.Even now I cannot recollect without passion my reveries while the work was incomplete. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
11.She caught herself in reveries on what might have been, if she had not been married and he had been free. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
12.This faith gives a solemnity to his reveries that render them to me almost as imposing and interesting as truth. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
13.All sorts of reveries reached him from space, and mingled with his thoughts. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.My fancy grew charnel, I talked "of worms, of tombs, and epitaphs." I was lost in reveries of death, and the idea of premature burial held continual possession of my brain. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
15.Certainly, these powerful reveries have their moral utility, and by these arduous paths one approaches to ideal perfection. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
16.While conversing in the most natural and tranquil manner in the world with the white-haired man, she bent upon Marius all the reveries of a virginal and passionate eye. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
17.In the first place, he was not in the secret then, in his reveries of an invalid, which were still feverish, possibly, he distrusted this tenderness as a strange and novel thing, which had for its object his conquest. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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