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Sample sentences for the GRE study word scuffle

scuffle can be used as a verb
scuffle can be used as a noun

1.'No, she hasn't,' said Nancy, pale and breathless from the scuffle 'no, she hasn't, Fagin don't think it.. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.It appears the Company had received news that one of their captains had been killed in a scuffle with the natives. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
3.In the scuffle which ensued Oedipus struck the old man with his heavy stick, and he fell back dead on the seat of the chariot. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
4.In the meantime, we had no idea what to do to help the captain, nor any other thought but that he had got his death-hurt in the scuffle with the stranger. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.The last I saw of them was, when I presently heard a scuffle behind me, and looking back, saw Joe throwing an old shoe after me and Biddy throwing another old shoe. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.He heard the sound of a scuffle and Sonya's disapproving voice "It's past one o'clock.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.Below me there was a great scuffle of feet on the iron deck confused exclamations a voice screamed, 'Can you turn back' I caught shape of a V-shaped ripple on the water ahead. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
8.Then, the two nurses left the room, and had a lively scuffle on the staircase with a dissipated page who had waited at dinner, and who had clearly lost half his buttons at the gaming-table. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
9."And you remember that we came up with the two in a ditch, and that there was a scuffle between them, and that one of them had been severely handled and much mauled about the face by the other. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
10.Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burs. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
11.The Bandar-log howled with triumph and scuffled away to the upper branches where Bagheera dared not follow, shouting "He has noticed us Bagheera has noticed us. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

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