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Sample sentences for the GRE study word swathe

swathe can be used as a verb
swathe can be used as a noun

1.Nevertheless, this had forced him to swathe his hand in a linen bandage, and to carry his arm in a sling, and had prevented his signing. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.Or like some old crone rocking the cradle, swathed in swee. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.Out of the black cave of time, terrible and swathed in scarlet, rose the image of his sin. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.D'Arcy came from the pantry, fully swathed and buttoned, and in a repentant tone told them the history of his cold. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
5.Standing in the window we saw that his left hand was swathed in a bandage and that his face was very grim and pale. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
6.And he bent his long legs, swathed in tight riding breeches, and sat down in the chair, too low for him, so that his knees were cramped up in a sharp angle. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
7.Blazes Boylan handed her the bottle swathed in pink tissue paper and a small jar. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.A straggling orange-grove was here, broken lines of vanquished cultivation, struggling little trees swathed and choked in the festooning gray moss, still showing here and there the valiant golden gleam of fruit. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
9.--If I did not myself sigh before them, and chatter with cold, and patiently LET myself be swathed in their pit. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.Rochester's visits here are rare, they are always sudden and unexpected and as I observed that it put him out to find everything swathed up, and to have a bustle of arrangement on his arrival, I thought it best to keep the rooms in readiness.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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