Sentence Examples


  • They leered, and one made an obscene gesture.
  • The Orphic poems also played an important part in the controversies between Christian and pagan writers in the 3rd and 4th centuries after Christ; pagan writers quoted them to show the real meaning of the multitude of gods, while Christians retorted by reference to the obscene and disgraceful fictions by which the former degraded their gods.
  • I hesitate to say these things, but it is not because of the subject--I care not how obscene my words are--but because I cannot speak of them without betraying my impurity.
  • In 1979 homeless beggars on the streets of major British cities were fiction, not an obscene reality.
  • In 1979 homeless beggars on the streets of major British cities were fiction, not an obscene reality.

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