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Sample sentences for the GRE study word abstruse

abstruse can be used as a adj

1.The subject is not so abstruse as I thought it was. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.But I had no inclination for the law, even in this less abstruse study of it, which my family approved. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
3.There are scholars among them, who had spent more years in acquiring abstruse lore, connected with the divine profession, than Mr. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
5."Well, it would be absurd to deny that the case is a very abstruse and complicated one, but I can promise you that I will look into the matter and let you know any points which may strike me.. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
6.The idea that certain mathematical proportions or relationships underlie the phenomena we call beauty is very ancient, and too abstruse to trouble us here. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
7.Now, it is with the view of giving a little additional help to all those who find themselves in this position that I proceed to put forth my own personal interpretation of the more abstruse passages in this work. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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