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Sample sentences for the GRE study word crevice

crevice can be used as a noun

1.As on the road or at some crevice door by chance, or open'd window. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.I pried me through the crevice of a wall. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Through this crevice a small room was visible, whitewashed and clean but very bare of furniture. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.With an admonitory gesture to keep them back, he stooped, and looked in through the crevice in the wall. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.I had thought of forcing the blade in some minute crevice of the masonry, so as to identify my point of departure. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.Then I tore off a bit of gorse--My but it did prick--and plugged the hole with it so that you'd never guess there was a crevice of any kind there. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
7.She set herself, therefore, to gathering violets and wood-anemones, and some scarlet columbines that she found growing in the crevice of a high rock. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.When I had waited a long time, very patiently, without hearing him lie down, I resolved to open a little--a very, very little crevice in the lantern. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
9.The end of the beard was caught in a crevice of the tree, and the little fellow was jumping about like a dog tied to a rope, and did not know what to do. - from Grimms' Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm
10.With the first ray of light that struggled through the crevices in the shutters, Oliver arose, and again unbarred the door. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
11.This he then took, and rolling it into thin strips, began to lay them into the crevices between the door and its setting in the tomb. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
12.He bounded over the crevices in the ice, among which I had walked with caution his stature, also, as he approached, seemed to exceed that of man. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
13.Around in the crevices of the rocks grew a few dwarf oaks and thick bushes of myrtles. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
14."No, but by browsing the shrubs and trees that grow out of the crevices of the rocks.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.To the west was a great valley, and then, rising far away, great jagged mountain fastnesses, rising peak on peak, the sheer rock studded with mountain ash and thorn, whose roots clung in cracks and crevices and crannies of the stone. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
16.A change had taken place in the weather the preceding evening, and a keen north-east wind, whistling through the crevices of our bedroom windows all night long, had made us shiver in our beds, and turned the contents of the ewers to ice. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
17.Through the crevices in the granite he had seen the two young peasants talking with the carbineers, and guessed the subject of their parley. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
18.Ordinarily one could find half a dozen bits of candle stuck around in the crevices of this vestibule, left there by tourists but there were none now. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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