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Sample sentences for the GRE study word buoyant

buoyant can be used as a adj

1.Floating so buoyant with milk-white foam on the waters. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Bright and buoyant air, golden-mottled. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
3.Though apparently the most massive, it is by far the most buoyant part about him. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.Till morning dawned I was tossed on a buoyant but unquiet sea, where billows of trouble rolled under surges of joy. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.But there are instances where, after the lapse of many hours or several days, the sunken whale again rises, more buoyant than in life. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.And, hard though it be to crush her buoyant spirit, I must persevere in making her sad while I live, and leaving her solitary when I die. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.I called to mind the great variety of buoyant matter that strewed the coast of Lofoden, having been absorbed and then thrown forth by the Moskoe-strm. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
8.For young whales, in the highest health, and swelling with noble aspirations, prematurely cut off in the warm flush and May of life, with all their panting lard about them even these brawny, buoyant heroes do sometimes sink. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.THE coracle--as I had ample reason to know before I was done with her--was a very safe boat for a person of my height and weight, both buoyant and clever in a seaway but she was the most cross-grained, lop-sided craft to manage. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

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