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Sample sentences for the GRE study word unobtrusive

unobtrusive can be used as a adj

1.Colonel Brandon's delicate, unobtrusive enquiries were never unwelcome to Miss Dashwood. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
2.other unobtrusive beauties, she would have glide. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
3.This unobtrusive tenant was Jean Valjean, the young girl was Cosette. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.It throws its unobtrusive tinge throughout the room, with a faint ruddiness upon the walls and ceiling, and a reflected gleam upon the polish of the furniture. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.Like some poor devils ashore that happen to know an irascible great man, they make distant unobtrusive salutations to him in the street, lest if they pursued the acquaintance further, they might receive a summary thump for their presumption. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.Some unobtrusive touch had been added to Mademoiselle Bourienne's toilet which rendered her fresh and pretty face yet more attractive. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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