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Sample sentences for the GRE study word unseemly

unseemly can be used as a adj

1."Very irregular, very unseemly your master would be far from pleased.. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
2.They had not gone very far when they met a party of boys, who, upon seeing them, burst into unseemly laughter. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.And thereupon, at those words, the prince had all at once flown into a passion, and began to use unseemly language. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4.Nannie received us in the hall and, as it would have been unseemly to have shouted at her, my aunt shook hands with her for all. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
5.Secrets that few would like to scrutinise were bred and hidden in mountains of unseemly rags, masses of corrupted fat, and sepulchres of bones. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
6.Stepan Arkadyevitch always flirted with her in jest, and used to say to her, also in jest, the most unseemly things, knowing that nothing delighted her so much. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
7.And once more, the inharmonious and unseemly nature can only tend to disproportio. - from The Republic by Plato
8.Every face bore almost the same smile, expressing unseemly thoughts about the women. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.The Russian fashion of match-making by the offices of intermediate persons was for some reason considered unseemly it was ridiculed by every one, and by the princess herself. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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