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Sample sentences for the GRE study word straggle

straggle can be used as a verb
straggle can be used as a noun

1.But if they straggle to pick flowers or hunt lizards, they are sometimes carried off. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
2.Early in the forenoon parties of jaded men began to straggle into the village, but the strongest of the citizens continued searching. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
3.It straggled onward into the mystery of the primeval forest. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.A little hamlet, whose roofs were blent with trees, straggled up the side of one of these hills the church of the district stood nearer Thornfield its old tower-top looked over a knoll between the house and gates. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.However, one by one they straggled in at last and took shelter under the tent, cold, scared, and streaming with water but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
6.All the different ways of getting hot and tired were gone through with, and by-and-by the rovers straggled back to camp fortified with responsible appetites, and then the destruction of the good things began. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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