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Sample sentences for the GRE study word speck

speck can be used as a verb
speck can be used as a noun

1.You needn't worry a speck more about it, Matthew. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.I saw you like a speck on a white track, lessening every moment. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.I believe a speck of dust would have caused him more pain than a bullet wound. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
4.Suddenly there had fallen upon his brain that tiny scarlet speck that makes men mad. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.A speck of eager fire from foxeyes thanked him. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.A speck of dust on the patent leather of her boot. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.Father Purdon knelt down, turned towards the red speck of light and, covering his face with his hands, prayed. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
8.They sat well back and gazed formally at the distant speck of red light which was suspended before the high altar. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
9.I looked away down-stream, and seen a black speck on the water. - from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
10.shadows in specks on the opposite wall where the shine i. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.And greater sets follow, making specks of the greatest inside them. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
12.Then I began to notice that there were some quaint little specks floating in the rays of the moonlight. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
13.Here and there grayish-whitish specks showed up, clustered inside the white surf, with a flag flying above them perhaps. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
14.In the blue vault of the heaven there had appeared three little specks which increased in size every moment, so rapidly did they approach. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
15.The little group of black specks with the flag of white had been swept out of existence, and the stillness of the evening, so it seemed to me, had scarcely been broken. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
16.Born all in the dark wormy earth, cold specks of fire, evil, lights shining in the darkness. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
17.His linen, though not of a fineness in accordance with his stockings, was as white as the tops of the waves that broke upon the neighbouring beach, or the specks of sail that glinted in the sunlight far at sea. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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