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Sample sentences for the GRE study word turmoil

turmoil can be used as a noun

1.A quarter of an hour afterwards, amidst an extraordinary turmoil of applause, Sibyl Vane stepped on to the stage. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.My internal being was in a state of insurrection and turmoil I felt that order would thence arise, but I had no power to produce it. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.As the school quieted down Tom made an honest effort to study, but the turmoil within him was too great. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
4."Yes, I mustn't think, I must do something, drive somewhere, and most of all, get out of this house," she said, feeling with terror the strange turmoil going on in her own heart, and she made haste to go out and get into the carriage. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.The more the combatants are in this turmoil the less will they be seen, and the less contrast will there be in their lights and shadows. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
6.The countess had a headache brought on by all the noise and turmoil and was lying down in the new sitting room with a vinegar compress on her head. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.The storm center of all the turmoil at home and abroad was the French Revolution, which had a profound influence on the life and literature of all Europe. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.In the preceding age, as the result of the turmoil produced by the French Revolution, lawlessness was more or less common, and individuality was the rule in literature. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.At first the literature, as shown especially in the early work of Wordsworth, Byron, and Shelley, reflected the turmoil of the age and the wild hopes of an ideal democracy occasioned by the French Revolution. - from English Literature by William J. Long
10.Who, if this were death, would be roused again to all the struggles and turmoils of life to all its cares for the present its anxieties for the future more than all, its weary recollections of the pas. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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