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Sample sentences for the GRE study word slight

slight can be used as a adj
slight can be used as a verb
slight can be used as a noun

1.Elizabeth answered only by a slight bow. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2.'A slight sprain,' explained the doctor. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.At one slight bound high overleap'd all boun. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
4."Yet you speak with a slight American accent. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
5.Oliver's ailings were neither slight nor few. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.Elton engross Jane Fairfax and slight herself. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.I felt there was some slight error, Miss Cardew. - from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
8.At this moment the horse made a slight movement. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
9.If they transgress, and slight that sole command. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
10.I observe the slights and degradations cast by arrogant persons upo. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.A nothing vexed him and suspected slights of his authority nearly threw him into fits. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
12.He slights thy friendship, thy proposals scorns. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
13.Mocks our attempts, and slights our just demand. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
14."This, shipmates, this is that other lesson and woe to that pilot of the living God who slights it. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
15.He is requited for the slights suffered in earlier days. - from Beowulf by
16.Indeed, it was remarkable how well he bore these slights and with what unwearying politeness he kept on trying to ingratiate himself with all. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
17.Some complain of the slights which are put upon them by relations, and they will tell you sadly of how many evils their old age is the cause. - from The Republic by Plato

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