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Sample sentences for the GRE study word revert

revert can be used as a verb

1.I was about again to revert to the probability of a union between Mr. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.Fairfax of Blanche Ingram remember the raven ringlets, the oriental eye--What you revert to Mr. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.Which, never failing to revert to his kind friends, and the opinion they must long ago have formed of him, were sad indeed. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.Then he would suddenly revert to the matter of the food I withheld from him, praying, begging, weeping, at last threatening. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
5.The Muscular does not mold so easily, is less suggestible, is less tractable than the Alimentive or Thoracic but is less likely to revert afterwards. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
6.Jaggers, fixing me for the first time with his dark deep-set eyes, "we must revert to the evening when we first encountered one another in your village. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.I maintain that the part of the drapery which is farthest from the plaited ends will revert most to its natural form. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
8."I hastened to you," continued Beauchamp, "to tell you, Albert, that in this changing age, the faults of a father cannot revert upon his children. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.If his meaning be, That to the influencing of these orbs revert The honour and the blame in human acts, Perchance he doth not wholly miss the truth. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
10.Unwilling parts, and oft reverts her ey. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
11.As the honeymoon fades, each reverts to the kind of recreation congenial to his type. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
12.Some overwhelming passion or crisis may speed him up momentarily but as soon as it fades he reverts to his old slow habits. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
13.Under this urge of his type each reverts gradually but irresistibly to his old habits, doing largely what he prefers to do in the ways that are to his liking. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
14.To the Spartan type the ideal State reverts in the first decline and the character of the individual timocrat is borrowed from the Spartan citizen. - from The Republic by Plato
15.At least, when the woman is rich and the lover is not, that which he cannot offer she offers to herself and although it is generally with her husband's money that she procures herself this indulgence, the gratitude for it seldom reverts to him. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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