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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tassel

tassel can be used as a
tassel can be used as a noun

1.But I have seen thee bunting, to tatters torn upon thy splinter'd staff. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.But, at some distance, Moby Dick rose again, with some tatters of Radney's red woollen shirt, caught in the teeth that had destroyed him. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.The coiling uprush of smoke streamed across the sky, and through the rare tatters of that red canopy, remote as though they belonged to another universe, shone the little stars. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4."Some fifty miles below the Inner Station we came upon a hut of reeds, an inclined and melancholy pole, with the unrecognizable tatters of what had been a flag of some sort flying from it, and a neatly stacked woodpile. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
5.He was clothed with tatters of old ship's canvas and old sea-cloth, and this extraordinary patchwork was all held together by a system of the most various and incongruous fastenings, brass buttons, bits of stick, and loops of tarry gaskin. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
6.Of the ships that are therein some should be shown with rent sails and the tatters fluttering through the air, with ropes broken and masts split and fallen. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
7.Above the splintered mast a sail rent to tatters was waving suddenly the ropes that still held it gave way, and it disappeared in the darkness of the night like a vast sea-bird. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.She was barefooted and in rags, as on the day when she had so resolutely entered his chamber, only her rags were two months older now, the holes were larger, the tatters more sordid. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.One would have said that it was the tatters of a people, rags of wood, of iron, of bronze, of stone, and that the Faubourg Saint Antoine had thrust it there at its door, with a colossal flourish of the broom making of its misery its barricade. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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