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How to use arrant in a sentence

Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Knowing Pemberton to be an arrant coward at heart, bully as he was, he did not fear a renewal of the subject from him.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
I wish I could say you are a brave man; but you are an arrant coward: you, the soldier that plans to capture women.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
There are some things so absolutely satisfying that it seems an arrant sacrilege to be discontent and want for more.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
"You'll see that he'll come back an arrant puppy," quoth Michael Howe.
TOWN VERSUS COUNTRYMARY RUSSELL MITFORD
As arrant a Gentleman, and a brave fellow, And so near to his blood—La-writ.
THE LITTLE FRENCH LAWYERFRANCIS BEAUMONT
If I am hangd, it shall be for ridding the World of an arrant Rascal.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
It is the most arrant nonsense to suppose that a relationship of continual love is a desirable thing to keep up.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
That snap was the signal for his blustering to take flight for he was an arrant coward at heart.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
That they were arrant smugglers was a characteristic of the times and of the locality; it is not for us to judge them.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
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WORDS RELATED TO ARRANT

  • absolute
  • arrant
  • blatant
  • capital
  • complete
  • downright
  • egregious
  • excessive
  • exorbitant
  • extreme
  • flagrant
  • glaring
  • grievous
  • heinous
  • immoderate
  • inordinate
  • manifest
  • out-and-out
  • outrageous
  • outright
  • perfect
  • plain
  • rank
  • serious
  • shameful
  • sheer
  • shocking
  • unmitigated
  • unqualified
  • utter
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