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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cameo

cameo can be used as a noun

1.How very serious--how very solemn you look and you are as ignorant of the matter as this cameo head" taking one from the mantelpiece. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.So these early workers were like men engaged in carving a perfect cameo from the reverse side. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3."Nicholas, when did you break your cameo" she asked to change the subject, looking at his finger on which he wore a ring with a cameo of Laocoon's head. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.One works the profile, another the eyes, a third the mouth and the fine lines of character and not till the work is finished, and the cameo turned, do we see the complete human face and read its meaning. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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