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Sample sentences for the GRE study word turbid

turbid can be used as a adj

1.Of the turbid pool that lies in the autumn forest. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.I leave a white and turbid wake pale waters, paler cheeks, where'er I sail. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.Crowned with heavy lotus-blossoms you had sat on the prow of Adrian's barge, gazing across the green turbid Nile. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.This valley received on its bottom all the soil brought down by the turbid waters. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.Stryver shouldered his way through the law, like some great engine forcing itself through turbid water, and dragged his useful friend in his wake, like a boat towed astern. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
6.The turbid water, swollen by the heavy rain, was rushing rapidly on below and all other sounds were lost in the noise of its plashing and eddying against the green and slimy piles. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.On arriving at the spot indicated by Circe, where the turbid waters of the rivers Acheron and Cocytus mingled at the entrance to the lower world, Odysseus landed, unattended by his companions. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
8.All John Reed's violent tyrannies, all his sisters' proud indifference, all his mother's aversion, all the servants' partiality, turned up in my disturbed mind like a dark deposit in a turbid well. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.That beck itself was then a torrent, turbid and curbless it tore asunder the wood, and sent a raving sound through the air, often thickened with wild rain or whirling sleet and for the forest on its banks, _that_ showed only ranks of skeletons. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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