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Sample sentences for the GRE study word spat

spat can be used as a verb
spat can be used as a noun

1.I could have spat upon their hats. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
2.He returned to his pipe and finally spat rudely into the grate. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3."If all these people came in a body and spat at me, what would you do, Jane. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.I spat out, and affirmed it tasted detestably--I would not take it on any account. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.He took a mouthful, drew it up, saturated his palate with it and then spat it forth into the grate. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
6.Henchy snuffled vigorously and spat so copiously that he nearly put out the fire, which uttered a hissing protest. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
7."Is it like him" I asked, recoiling from the brute, as Wemmick spat upon his eyebrow and gave it a rub with his sleeve. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
8.Big iron upperworks rose out of this headlong structure, and from that twin funnels projected and spat a smoking blast shot with fire. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
9."But there was more than this the order about the shovel was almost as plainly meant to sting and insult Steelkilt, as though Radney had spat in his face. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
10.It was one of those jolly, peaceful mornings that make a chappie wish he'd got a soul or something, and I was just brooding on life in general when I became aware of the dickens of a spate in progress down below. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
11.I managed to make out the road by means of occasional ruins of its villas and fences and lamps, and so presently I got out of this spate and made my way to the hill going up towards Roehampton and came out on Putney Common. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

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