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Sample sentences for the GRE study word bevy

bevy can be used as a noun

1.and many more of the same bevy that I know the drossy age dote. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2._Davy Stephens, ringletted, passes with a bevy of barefoot newsboys.. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.Mat Dillon and his bevy of daughters Tiny, Atty, Floey, Maimy, Louy, Hetty. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.Not those of the bevy of buxom lasses, with their luxurious display of red and white but the ample charms of a genuine Dutch country tea-table, in the sumptuous time of autumn. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
5."Kill-e," cried Queequeg, twisting his tattooed face into an unearthly expression of disdain, "ah him bevy small-e fish-e Queequeg no kill-e so small-e fish-e Queequeg kill-e big whale. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.Down the hill I saw a bevy of hussars ride under the railway bridge three galloped through the open gates of the Oriental College two others dismounted, and began running from house to house. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.I scolded the stupid fellows well for listening to that tale, which I would not carry to my master resolving to take a whole bevy up to the Heights, at day-light, and storm it literally, unless the prisoner were quietly surrendered to us. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.A bevy of scampering newsboys rushed down the steps, scattering in all directions, yelling, their white papers fluttering. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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