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Sample sentences for the GRE study word transpire

transpire can be used as a verb

1.It may be you transpire from the breasts of young men. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.So that, through their zeal for him, they had all conspired, so far as in them lay, to muffle up the knowledge of this thing from others and hence it was, that not till a considerable interval had elapsed, did it transpire upon the Pequod's decks. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.Several curious little circumstances transpired as the action proceeded. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.Up to a late hour last night, however, nothing had transpired as to the whereabouts of the missing lady. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
5.It is time to relate what a change took place in English public opinion when it transpired that the real bankrobber, a certain James Strand, had been arrested, on the th day of December, at Edinburgh. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
6."Were you ever in the habit of writing in the evening what had transpired in the morning Do you keep a journal. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.What his subsequent conduct and proposals were is a matter of pure conjecture but when an event transpired which rendered inquiry after the governess necessary, it was discovered she was gone--no one could tell when, where, or how. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.Do you not know that all Paris knew it yesterday, and the day before it had already transpired on the Bourse, and M. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.Fell or is it the mere radiance of a foul soul that thus transpires through, and transfigures, its clay continent The last, I think for, O my poor old Harry Jekyll, if ever I read Satan's signature upon a face, it is on that of your new friend.. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
10.And in the wretched state of his own finances, there was a very powerful motive for secrecy, in addition to his fear of discovery by Lydia's relations, for it had just transpired that he had left gaming debts behind him to a very considerable amount. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
11.But it transpired that this was a request which Joe had just been going to make of Tom, and had come to hunt him up for that purpose. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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