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Sample sentences for the GRE study word spectral

spectral can be used as a adj

1.In his agony, he caught the spectral hand. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
2.To my mind, whence it comes I know not, spectral in mist of. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.For but last night I woke, and in that spectral ring saw thee. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
4.She possessed a strange spectral grace. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.The trees seemed to sweep past him in spectral procession, and wild shadows to fling themselves across his path. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
6.Great shapes like big machines rose out of the dimness, and cast grotesque black shadows, in which dim spectral Morlocks sheltered from the glare. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
7.And now, at last, as if by the rush of an ocean, my shuddering spirit is overwhelmed by the one grim Danger--by the one spectral and ever-prevalent idea. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
8.The curtains were long and white, and some of the thunder-gusts that whirled into the corner, caught them up to the ceiling, and waved them like spectral wings. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
9.He would not have stopped then, for anything less necessary than breath, it being a spectral sort of race that he ran, and one highly desirable to get to the end of. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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