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Sample sentences for the GRE study word apt

apt can be used as a
apt can be used as a noun

1.Will he not also require natural aptitude for his callin. - from The Republic by Plato
2.The natural aptitude of the French for seizing the picturesqueness of things seems to be peculiarly evinced in what paintings and engravings they have of their whaling scenes. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.The art of war cannot be learned in a day, and there must be a natural aptitude for military duties. - from The Republic by Plato
4.He, who had in her opinion such a marked aptitude for a political career, in which he would have been certain to play a leading part--he had sacrificed his ambition for her sake, and never betrayed the slightest regret. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.So the first task Pierre had to face was one for which he had very little aptitude or inclination--practical business. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.I hope, my dear Charlie, that under my auspices you will become a model lover--your aptitude has already proved in several ways. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
7.Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.His recorded interest in such books, his influence with the Chinese, his energy and his own linguistic aptitude would naturally have stimulated him to undertake the task. - from Doctrina Christiana by Anonymous
9.He had what was called under the old regime, the double hand, that is to say, an equal aptitude for handling the sabre or the musket as a soldier, or a squadron or a battalion as an officer. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
10.Each human type differs as widely in its capacities, possibilities and aptitudes as a Ford differs from a Pierce-Arrow. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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