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"That sounds about as asinine as the droolings of the average psychiatrist," I muttered.

The Chameleon ManWilliam P. McGivern

All the asinine proportions of the affair had been so explained to her as to leave no doubt on her mind as to the matter.

The LandleaguersAnthony Trollope

Perhaps this is only another example of the asinine and anserous dunderheadedness of these crass provincials.

I—I was a brute to propose such an asinine thing, but having done so I am bound to see you out of the difficulty.

Room Number 3Anna Katharine Green

"I never heard of such an asinine proposition," sputtered Deppingham.

The Man From Brodney'sGeorge Barr McCutcheon

It had not been Dudley who had dismissed him, asinine as he had been about Billy and old Thompson, or he would have told me.

The La Chance Mine MysterySusan Carleton Jones

The modern donkey pokes its head out of the lion's skin of old Rome, and brays out the absurdest of asinine roundelays.

He is a mixture, they say, of the chivalric and the asinine: a kind of moral mule.

First I exhausted the manuals of the Inquisition, the asinine foolings of the Dominicans.

Gates seems minded to claim all the glory, and that asinine congress still allows him to throw dust into their half shut eyes.

Donald McElroy, Scotch IrishmanWillie Walker Caldwell

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