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Sample sentences for the GRE study word waive

waive can be used as a verb

1.Jaggers, which you desired me to waive for a moment. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
2.To waive contention with superior swa. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.The body is inspired let us waive the question of the 'soul.' I might often have been seen dancing in those days. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.We have purchased permission to waive the usual delay and at half-past two o'clock the mayor of Marseilles will be waiting for us at the city hall. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.dear Albeit that mine ancestors were rude, Yet may the highe God, -- and so hope I, -- Grant me His grace to live virtuously Then am I gentle when that I begin To live virtuously, and waive sin. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.Placebo said "O January, brother, Full little need have ye, my lord so dear, Counsel to ask of any that is here But that ye be so full of sapience, That you not liketh, for your high prudence, To waive from the word of Solomon. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
8.Ladies and gentlemen--I am ordered by Miss Woodhouse to say, that she waives her right of knowing exactly what you may all be thinking of, and only requires something very entertaining from each of you, in a general way. - from Emma by Jane Austen

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