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Sample sentences for the GRE study word scion

scion can be used as a noun

1.A gentler scion to the wildest stock. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Soon did the famous scion of Healfdene. - from Beowulf by
3.He appeared at one time a mere scion of the evil principle and at another as all that can be conceived of noble and godlike. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.When Creon heard the words of the seer his first thought was of his favourite son Menoeceus, the youngest scion of the royal house, who was present at the interview. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5.Cosette was the only scion of an extinct family Cosette was not his own daughter, but the daughter of the other Fauchelevent. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Forget not Madam Grissel Steevens nor the suine scions of the house of Lambert. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.The Draculas were, says Arminius, a great and noble race, though now and again were scions who were held by their coevals to have had dealings with the Evil One. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker

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