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Sample sentences for the GRE study word upshot

upshot can be used as a noun

1.Well, the upshot was that Aunt Jane went out West and we never heard from her again. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.The extraordinary upshot of this adventure was--but we have not decided yet that this is the adventure we are to narrate. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
3.The upshot of which, was, to smash this witness like a crockery vessel, and shiver his part of the case to useless lumber. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.The upshot of these confidential relations was that Tommy and Tuppence took up their abode forthwith at the Ritz, in order, as Tuppence put it, to keep in touch with Jane Finn's only living relation. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
5.The upshot was, that we found a worthy young merchant or shipping-broker, not long established in business, who wanted intelligent help, and who wanted capital, and who in due course of time and receipt would want a partner. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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