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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ulterior

ulterior can be used as a adj

1.Perhaps she had no ulterior meaning. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.Nor will this overwhelming tendency to do wrong for the wrong's sake, admit of analysis, or resolution into ulterior elements. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
3.Dimmesdale, at whatever risk of present pain or ulterior consequences, the true character of the man who had crept into his intimacy. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.Their theories are incriminated, their aim suspected, their ulterior motive is feared, their conscience denounced. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.But it wouldn't occasion me the least surprise to learn that a pinch of tobacco or some narcotic was put in your drink for some ulterior object. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
6.Up to this time my flirtations were without ulterior object, but the reality of the attractions of these hidden charms raised my lustful passions. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
7.The door It is open Ha They are out, tumultuously, off for a minute's race, all bravely legging it, Burke's of Denzille and Holles their ulterior goal. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.This, be it said, is of course from the restricted point of view of the terrestrial life which is apparent, and without prejudging the profound question of the anterior or ulterior personality of the beings which are not man. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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