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arriere-pensee

See definition of arriere-pensee on Dictionary.com
  • as indouble take
  • as insecond thought

synonyms for arriere-pensee

  • afterthought
  • esprit d'escalier
  • second thought
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How to use arriere-pensee in a sentence

The repetition of thought (in the rime) is correct; the F. text repeats pensee.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
I fancy she entertains an 'arriere' idea of proposing her flawless niece Gracey, Marchioness of Fencaster, to present you.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
There was an arriere pensee here too, born in the minds of northern capitalists.
THE NEGRO IN THE SOUTHBOOKER T. WASHINGTON
For myself, I am glad now that I never saw the city that was; for I can love the city that is with no arriere pensee.
THE CALIFORNIACSINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
Here we have the "Arriere pensee" clue, that is, the clue in mental reservation; and here we meet the axiom.
THE CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION, OR, SCIENTIFIC AND RELIGIOUS JOURNAL,VARIOUS
A savage will not assist in packing them, for he fears their heels: the Swiss say mules have always an arriere-pensee.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
Et si vous neussies non plus chang de propos pensee depuis mon absence que moy vous ne series a demander telle resolution.
THE MYSTERY OF MARY STUARTANDREW LANG
Baroness Dinati was therefore wrong to suspect old Yanski Varhely of any 'arriere-pensee'.
PRINCE ZILAH, COMPLETEJULES CLARETIE
Pansy—French pensee, fancy or thought, from penser, to think.
A GARDEN WITH HOUSE ATTACHEDSARAH WARNER BROOKS
On the same bench the fair Madame Pensee shivered at the intonations of his virile voice.
PENGUIN ISLANDANATOLE FRANCE
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WORDS RELATED TO ARRIERE-PENSEE

  • afterthought
  • arriere-pensee
  • esprit d'escalier
  • second thought
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