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Sample sentences for the GRE study word torpid

torpid can be used as a
torpid can be used as a noun

1.At the sight of another human being my torpor passed, and I leaned out of the window eagerly. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.My brother woke from his torpor of astonishment and lifted her up, speaking gently to her, and carried her to Miss Elphinstone. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.Hardly had she uttered her prayer before a heavy torpor seized her limbs, and just as Apollo threw out his arms to embrace her, she became transforme. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
4."For Peppino" cried Andrea, who seemed roused from the torpor in which he had been plunged. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.Morrel, overpowered, turned around in the arm-chair a delicious torpor permeated every vein. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.His eyes were sharp and piercing, save during those intervals of torpor to which I have alluded and his thin, hawk-like nose gave his whole expression an air of alertness and decision. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
7."The symptoms are marked, do you see--sleep broken by nervous spasms, excitation of the brain, torpor of the nerve centres. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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