Thesaurus / adduce
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is a painful task to adduce such extracts; but it would not be honest to withhold them.
We could adduce many instances to corroborate this assertion.
But it is not for the defender to adduce reasons; it is enough for him to answer those of his opponent.
THEODICYG. W. LEIBNIZ
And he proudly essayed to convince them that it was so, but the evidence that he could adduce was very slight.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME II (OF 8)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
So, to adduce one other example, the public worship of God is holy work: no man can be living a holy life who neglects it.
He could adduce a thousand times as much as that which had been already brought forward.
DISCUSSION ON AMERICAN SLAVERYGEORGE THOMPSON
To adduce an opinion without some argumentative reason to support it, shows great precipitancy of idea.
We will now adduce a few striking cases of individual variation.
DARWINISM (1889)ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE
Over and over again—I could adduce a score of historical examples—it has thwarted the mightiest designs of the human mind.
THE FAT AND THE THINEMILE ZOLA
I shall just adduce two or three of these passages as examples.
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF LEVITICUSC. H. MACKINTOSH
WORDS RELATED TO ADDUCE
- bring up
- direct attention
- give as example
- make allusion
- make mention of
- make reference
- point out
- put down to
- speak about
- speak of
- touch on
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