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Sample sentences for the GRE study word decipher

decipher can be used as a verb

1.But there is no Champollion to decipher the Egypt of every man's and every being's face. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.or her budget The white will decipher her well enough. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.An immediate interest kindled within me for the unknown Catherine, and I began forthwith to decipher her faded hieroglyphics. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.At first I had neglected them, but now that I was able to decipher the characters in which they were written, I began to study them with diligence. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
5.I went to the stern and tried to decipher the legend upon it but, failing to do so, I came back and examined the foreign sailors to see had any of them green eyes for I had some confused notion.... - from Dubliners by James Joyce
6.The most sagacious, the calmest, the most profound, decipher slowly, and when they arrive with their text, the task has long been completed there are already twenty translations on the public place. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7."These are, doubtless, your family arms Except the knowledge of blazons, that enables me to decipher them, I am very ignorant of heraldry--I, a count of a fresh creation, fabricated in Tuscany by the aid of a commandery of St. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.And which the spirit Who deciphers them DROMIO OF SYRACUSE. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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