Sentence Examples


  • In spite of all its inaccuracies and exaggerations the book served a useful purpose in reviving the self-respect of a despondent people.
  • He could not, of course, undo the great reforms of his predecessor, but he amended them in such a way as to counteract what he considered the exaggerations of liberalism.
  • There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.
  • Paulus dismisses the miracles as " exaggerations or misapprehensions of quite ordinary events."
  • It may have been a map of this kind which accounts for Ptolemy's moderate exaggerations of the size of Taprobana (Ceylon).
 

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