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Sample sentences for the GRE study word rickety

rickety can be used as a adj

1.Slowly they mounted the rickety stairs. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.She pointed up a rickety ladder that apparently led to some attics. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.It was an old rickety door and gave at once before our united strength. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.As Dorian hurried up its three rickety steps, the heavy odour of opium met him. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.Then he flung himself into the rickety chair that was standing by the table and buried his face in his hands. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
6.In a trice the men were pushing each other up the rickety ladder and had disappeared into the darkness above. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
7.As soon as he was on the landing the man pulled a shepherd's plaid cap out of his pocket, put it on his head and ran quickly down the rickety stairs. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
8.Just as the stage rumbled over the rickety old bridge, creaking and groaning, the sun came from behind the clouds that had frowned all the way, and the passengers cheered up a bit. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
9.Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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