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Sample sentences for the GRE study word taciturn

taciturn can be used as a adj

1.Fogg was as calm and taciturn as ever. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
2.Cruncher, with a taciturn and iron-bound visage. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.All alike were taciturn and morose. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.He talked very little, and seemed all the more mysterious for his taciturn manner. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
5.Fogg's taciturn tastes besides, he did not quite like to talk to the man whose favours he had accepted. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
6.This taciturn grating was a receiver of stolen goods. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.They could not every day sit so grim and taciturn and it was impossible, however ill-tempered they might be, that the universal scowl they wore was their every-day countenance. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.The other person was the doctor, who had also a kindly feeling for him but there had long existed a taciturn understanding between them that both were weighed down by work, and always in a hurry. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.We are each of an unsocial, taciturn disposition, unwilling to speak, unless we expect to say something that will amaze the whole room, and be handed down to posterity with all the eclat of a proverb.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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