Thesaurus / alleging

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Arthur explained his hasty return by alleging he had forgot his purse at the convent.

Anne of GeiersteinWalter Scott

Higginson Peabody also added that it was beyond his own genius to act in that capacity, alleging a dyspepsia.

The Sunset TrailAlfred Henry Lewis

The minister gave her a flat denial, alleging that the person in question had not qualified himself at any of the universities.

Letters from SpainJoseph Blanco White

In 1880 he applied for a pension, alleging that he contracted disease of the eyes during the year 1840 while serving in Florida.

Such women almost invariably justify their trade by alleging noble motives.

Unconscious ComediansHonore de Balzac

The Man refused it, alleging likewise that this was not his.

Of course he had to shield this modest dissipation with a flat falsehood, alleging to his wife that business had kept him late.

She prayed a prohibition, alleging that such order was not warranted by any custom or Canon of the Church of England.

Woman, Church & StateMatilda Joslyn Gage

Genlis justified his neglect of these directions by alleging the orders of Admiral Coligny.

Dismissed for immoralities he was authorised to avenge, he excused them by alleging his youth.

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