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Sample sentences for the GRE study word solicitous

solicitous can be used as a adj

1.And now I come to the principal, the only important part of my conduct while belonging to you, which excites my own anxiety, or requires very solicitous explanation. - from Emma by Jane Austen
2.I rose I dressed myself with care obliged to be plain--for I had no article of attire that was not made with extreme simplicity--I was still by nature solicitous to be neat. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.Frank's was the first idea and his the greatest zeal in pursuing it for the lady was the best judge of the difficulties, and the most solicitous for accommodation and appearance. - from Emma by Jane Austen
4.A silent contemplation a tentative velation a gradual abasement a solicitous aversion a proximate erection. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.Stepan Arkadyevitch, like all unfaithful husbands indeed, was very solicitous for his wife's comfort, and he had himself looked over the house, and given instructions about everything that he considered necessary. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.He could now, without the drawback of a single unpleasant surmise, without a glance forward at any possible treachery in his guest, give way to all his natural kind-hearted civility in solicitous inquiries after Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.I grant an ugly _woman_ is a blot on the fair face of creation but as to the _gentlemen_, let them be solicitous to possess only strength and valour let their motto be--Hunt, shoot, and fight the rest is not worth a fillip. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.Every thing that the most zealous affection, the most solicitous care could do to render her comfortable, was the office of each watchful companion, and each found their reward in her bodily ease, and her calmness of spirits. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
9.An approximate erection a solicitous adversion a gradual elevation a tentative revelation a silent contemplation. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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