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Sample sentences for the GRE study word trough

trough can be used as a noun

1.Each trough a goodly ship supplie. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
2.The boat, now lying in the trough of the waves, shook and rolled terribly the sea struck her with fearful violence. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
3.Enjoy a bath now clean trough of water, cool enamel, the gentle tepid stream. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.We did at last hear that somewhere far out in the Atlantic a shattered stern-post of a boat was seen swinging in the trough of a wave, with the letters "L. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
5.The bells of the neighbouring church made a jangling tumult, a cart carelessly driven smashed, amid shrieks and curses, against the water trough up the street. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
6.But lazily undulating in the trough of the sea, and ever and anon tranquilly spouting his vapoury jet, the whale looked like a portly burgher smoking his pipe of a warm afternoon. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.He saw mankind going trough life in a childlike or animallike manner, which he loved and also despised at the same time. - from Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
8.In front of the house was a great stone trough, so she said to the child 'Take the pail, Red-Cap I made some sausages yesterday, so carry the water in which I boiled them to the trough.' Red-Cap carried until the great trough was quite full. - from Grimms' Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm
9.And the ship itself lying in the trough of the sea and wrecked by the fury of the waves with the men shrieking and clinging to the fragments of the vessel. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
10.As to the giving the horses water, the troughs must be of stone and above them cisterns of water. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
11.The horses were eating oats from their movable troughs and sparrows flew down and pecked the grains that fell. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
12.Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock. - from The King James Bible
13.And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. - from The King James Bible

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