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Sample sentences for the GRE study word shirk

shirk can be used as a verb

1.I dare not shirk any part of myself. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.The minute after a step traversed the hall the open house was too tempting for Heathcliff to resist walking in most likely he supposed that I was inclined to shirk my promise, and so resolved to trust to his own audacity. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.He came between him and the shirks he should have punished. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.There isn't a kinder soul in Avonlea and she never shirks her share of work.. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
5.And on both these days I had the restless feeling of one who shirks an inevitable duty. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

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