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Example sentences for "egregious"

Lexicographically close words:
egotistical; egotistically; egotists; egre; egregio; egregiously; egregius; egress; egressus; egret
  1. One is disposed to sympathise with Leland in that egregious error of his, for which he and his memory have been laughed at for more than three hundred and fifty years.

  2. If he were to pretend to be as insouciant and aloof as so many men, this rather craven fleeing from self would be an even more egregious departure from masculine virtues.

  3. It purports to be the correspondence of a Hun Professor, full of an egregious self-sufficiency and humourlessness and greatly solicitous for the unhappy Alsatian who is ignorant and misguided enough to prefer the Welsch (i.

  4. In proportion to his easy credulity, and his unsuspecting reliance on Ferdinand, was the vehemence with which he exclaimed against the treatment which he met with; and he threatened revenge for this egregious treachery and breach of faith.

  5. Sir John Sharington, whose crimes and malversations had appeared so egregious at the condemnation of Lord Seymour, obtained from parliament a reversal of his attainder.

  6. But the Spaniard's egregious pride took fire at the notion of being directed by an Englishman, and he suffered Soult to break up the siege of Cadiz, and retire with all his army undisturbed towards the Sierra Morena.

  7. Harsnett was deputed to write the account of the Catholic exorcists which was brought out in 1603 under the title of A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures.

  8. An author hopes to find readers far beyond that very egregious but very limited segment of the Great Circle.

  9. We may perhaps feel disposed to wonder how a rational people could be guilty of such egregious folly as to make a calf and bow down to it, and this, too, after having had such a display of the majesty, power, and glory of God.

  10. Thus it comes to pass that the most egregious folly and the most contemptible ignorance that man can display will be found in the pages of those learned writers who have dared to write against the Bible.

  11. Nothing but the most egregious vanity, something far surpassing even the bursting condition of swollen pride, could have induced the Senator to believe that I could not speak of squatter sovereignty without meaning him.

  12. Lee was assumed to have proven his incompetency by egregious failure.

  13. And in all his exquisite treatment of all emotion he will satisfy many whom August Strindberg, for egregious example, will not.

  14. His most egregious slip is in the essay on Baudelaire, the sentence quoted by Hueffer.

  15. His apprehension had no foundation in any knowledge, yet he had felt that Ingolby had no love for him, and this disturbed the egregious vanity of a narrow nature.

  16. He spread out his hands with the air of a man who had unpacked his soul, but the chief characteristic of his manner was egregious belief in himself.

  17. If it requires an explanation it is an egregious failure, and shall find a vacant corner in some rubbish garret.

  18. Ranging by his side, and ready for action, was an egregious rapier, with a small dagger placed beside it, as if to set off its length to greater advantage.

  19. How do you like the egregious inventions of the anniversary follies of the 10th of August?

  20. Her words flattered his egregious vanity which had even as great, if not a greater, hold upon him than his tyrannical temper.

  21. It is so much your concern that if you commit so egregious a blunder as to denounce yourself, you will have ruined yourself, without materially benefitting me.

  22. My dear Dick, you have some lessons to learn in life, and one of them is that, just as it is bad heraldry to put colour on colour, it is an egregious blunder to follow flattery by flattery.

  23. The baron's style of living was of that character especially affected both by the most acknowledged exquisites of that day, and, it must be owned, also, by the most egregious parvenus.

  24. For three egregious hours I must now suffer the elements to do their worst upon me, and continue to hold my ground in patience.

  25. He took the rejection with Promethean irony, proclaimed it as the clinching proof of his ability, and abounded in reasons why, even in an age of such crass artistic ignorance, a refusal so egregious must react to the advantage of its object.

  26. He loads the Jesuits with egregious praises, but by and bye relates a thousand things as contrary to truth as dishonourable to us and the Guarany colonies.

  27. Think not that such egregious merits went unrewarded by royalty: he was honoured with the rank of commendador in the equestrian order of St. Iago, made knight of the order of St. Janeiro, and even created military governor of Madrid.

  28. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "egregious" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.