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Sample sentences for the GRE study word transitory

transitory can be used as a adj

1.But I never considered it as other than a transitory life. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2.The red creeper was quite a transitory growth, and few people have seen it growing. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.'Yes, I think I see it now,' he said after some time, brightening in a quite transitory manner. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.I thought in a transitory way of the oddness of wells still existing, and then resumed the thread of my speculations. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
5.I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.These feelings are transitory each day of expectation delayed fills them with fear, and I almost dread a mutiny caused by this despair. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.Reed, I was not disposed to care much for the nursemaid's transitory anger and I _was_ disposed to bask in her youthful lightness of heart. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.A human being in perfection ought always to preserve a calm and peaceful mind and never to allow passion or a transitory desire to disturb his tranquillity. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
9.Company was irksome to me when alone, I could fill my mind with the sights of heaven and earth the voice of Henry soothed me, and I could thus cheat myself into a transitory peace. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley

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