Sentence Examples


  • My tormentor slipped back into his silly pretentious way of speaking.
  • "I guess you've been learning a lot about women of street this week," Dean muttered, sick of the pretentious woman.
  • Café Richard was new, sleek, pretentious and looked like its half-page newspaper ads, Dean's only previous exposure to the establishment.
  • This, the most pretentious of all the state banks of the period, was capitalized at $15,500,000.
  • Proceeding to illustrated works generally of less pretentious size, but of greater ornithological utility than the books last mentioned, which are fitter for the drawing-room than the study, we next have to consider some in which the text is not wholly subordinated to the plates, though the latter still form a conspicuous feature of the publication.

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