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Sample sentences for the GRE study word sanguinary

sanguinary can be used as a adj

1.For some of these same Quakers are the most sanguinary of all sailors and whale-hunters. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.Thanks to the lessons of Felix and the sanguinary laws of man, I had learned now to work mischief. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.I thought of Elizabeth, of my father, and of Clerval--all left behind, on whom the monster might satisfy his sanguinary and merciless passions. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.However, I got dressed, darkly wiping my sanguinary face at intervals, and I said, "Can I help you" and he said "No thankee," and I said "Good afternoon," and he said "Same to you.. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5.That he had terminated his brief career in the place of his birth, by making a sanguinary and cowardly attack on an unoffending lad, and running away in the night-time from his master's house. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.All the sanguinary laws of Spain and Portugal are not able to keep their gold and silver at home. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.Bumble to understand that, from the violent and sanguinary onset of Oliver Twist, he had sustained severe internal injury and damage, from which he was at that moment suffering the acutest torture. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
8.Should we take the brush with the redskins at Slightly Gulch It was a sanguinary cheerful affair, and especially interesting as showing one of Peter's peculiarities, which was that in the middle of a fight he would suddenly change sides. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
9.John Lateran and the latter convicted of being an accomplice of the atrocious and sanguinary bandit, Luigi Vampa, and his band. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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